Joe Eberstein works for the Center for Community Research Inc.; he is the Program Manager for the San Diego County Marijuana Prevention Initiative (MPI). He is a California Certified Prevention Specialist with over 12 years working in the field in both San Diego and Los Angeles counties. He is a featured speaker and subject matter expert regarding youth marijuana use and vaping. His role includes raising awareness about the public health effects of marijuana and vaping on youth and developing regional prevention campaigns to reduce use. He is a member of SAMSHA region 9 Prevention Technology Transfer Center and the California Department of Health Care Services – Prop 64 Advisory group.