The Power of Prevention Podcast Season Two Premiere! Cannabis Commercialization: What You Need to Know

Mar 28, 2024

Welcome to season two of The Power of Prevention podcast! This season we’re focusing on what’s happening right now in the field of prevention in New Hampshire, and the steps our partners are taking to create healthy and resilient communities.

podcast icon navy blueIn the season premiere, we sit down with Kate Frey, the Vice President of Advocacy at New Futures, to discuss the evolving cannabis legislation in New Hampshire. Kate breaks down the confusion that often surrounds cannabis policy, clarifying the differences between recreational, therapeutic, and commercial use. She highlights lessons learned from other states, strategies to protect public health, and approaches that can minimize negative impacts on youth. The conversation also covers the importance of parental influence on young people’s views towards cannabis, and the challenge of balancing increased legal access with public health concerns. Kate also touches on the effects of stigma around legal substance use and substance use disorders and how that impacts efforts in prevention and policy making.

Join us for an engaging and enlightening conversation that’s sure to inspire and inform!

Listen to the podcast episode here.

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