Advocacy is a key part of prevention. Coalitions across the state of Tennessee advocate for policies that support substance misuse prevention and reduction. ASAP of Anderson works to educate legislators on the harms of substance misuse and the benefits of prevention.
2017-2018 White Papers
Including Vapor Products in Non-smokers Protection Act
Heightened Criminal Penalties for Fentanyl Manufacturing, Distribution, and Sale
Local Control of Tobacco
Preventing Marijuana Use
*Documents sourced from Prevention Alliance of Tennessee (PAT)
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No one may engage in lobbying with federal money, but you CAN engage in advocacy. Learn more about the difference between lobbying and advocating, and how to advocate effectively with your legislators. http://www.tncoalitions.org/advocacy-resources/
Visit http://www.tncoalitions.org for more information and resources to advocate for prevention and reduction of substance misuse in our community.