The U.S. government is providing insufficient funding and other resources to understand and manage risks that nanomaterials pose to the health of workers in the rapidly growing nanotechnology industry.
California's system of evaluating the severity of injuries of permanently disabled workers has long been widely criticized. A thorough analysis of the system found that it works well in certain respects but is frought with inconsistencies and inequities.
Multiple states have moved to decriminalize or legalize marijuana since 2012, but the prospect of legalizing it remains controversial. RAND expert Beau Kilmer will discuss the various options jurisdictions are considering, ranging from making marijuana a for-profit industry to blanket prohibition.