Responsible Adult Use
The CCA does not endorse the recreational consumption of cannabis, however the CCA encourages those individuals who wish to explore cannabis consumption to do so in a manner that protects personal well-being and public health and safety. This document describes ways in which adults 21 and older can be responsible when using cannabis.
Risks of Consumption
Research shows that cannabis consumption has potential health risks. These documents describe some of the risks cannabis consumption poses to mental health, physical health, and at-risk populations.
Youth Cannabis Use Prevention
Part of the Virginia Cannabis Control Authority’s (CCA) mission is to promote the health, safety, and welfare of the people of the Commonwealth. These public health resources provide information about the prevention of cannabis use and its negative effects and consequences among youth and young adults.