ADHS will be performing maintenance on the Medical Marijuana systems starting on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 10 PM expected to be completed by Sunday, January 25, 2015 at 4 AM. During this time, Medical Marijuana Online Registry Applications will be unavailable. We apologize for the inconvenience this maintenance downtime may cause. If the process is completed earlier, the systems will be made available at an earlier time.

Bureau of Nutrition and Physical Activity

Communities Putting Prevention to Work

Communities Putting Prevention to Work is a federally funded grant to promote state-wide policy and environmental change policies. These policy activities will support and institutionalize healthy behaviors related to obesity control, nutrition, physical activity, and tobacco control and prevention. For more information about this initiative visit the CDC Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion website.

Through this grant ADHS is working with partners to promote breastfeeding best-practices in hospitals statewide and worksite breastfeeding support practices and promote school wellness policies including nutrition and physical activity initiatives with schools for childhood obesity prevention.