||ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE ACTIVITY FOCUS
||Educating on alcohol harms for young people, how youth are affected by the price, and how an increase in the beer excise tax was needed.
||Increased local and state level awareness.
||Educating on the potential adverse outcomes of expanding the medical CBD law (and increasing THC cap) by growing, making and selling products in Iowa.
||The bills to expand the law did not pass.
||Co-sponsored and facilitated “Thought Leaders Summit” with IA Medical Society and AMA. 15 state leaders representing physicians, government, public health, and pharmacists attended to address the question: “What can we do both as individual organizations and collaboratively to develop a potent statewide strategy combating opioid diversion and abuse?”
||Strategic priorities identified for policy and legislation; education and awareness; epidemiology and surveillance; and delivery System design