The US cocaine market shrank by roughly 50% from 2006 to 2010, but it is too early to determine the cause.
Reports and Articles from the Drug Policy Research Center
The RAND Drug Policy Research Center publishes current research in the following eight categories:
Most Recent Publications on Drugs and Drug Policy
It Is Time to Develop Appropriate Tools for Assessing Minimal Clinically Important Differences, Performance Bias and Quality of Evidence in Reviews of Behavioral InterventionsMay 2, 2016
Alcohol intervention research would benefit from defining minimal clinically important differences that reflect the perspectives and values of stakeholders and developing tools for assessing risk of bias and quality of evidence.
RAND Review: May-June 2016May 2, 2016
This issue highlights integrative medicine and the future of health care; the RAND American Life Panel; a commentary on how to expedite the process of resolving open cases at Guantánamo Bay; women soldiers on the special ops battlefield; and more.
This new edition provides updates about what is happening in the states and countries that have changed their marijuana laws; looks at the results of legalization measures in the United States, including effects on usage, health, safety, and revenues; and considers next steps in light of recent legalization measures.
The Relationship Between Emotion Regulation, Social Support, and Alcohol-Related Problems Among Racially Diverse AdolescentsApril 27, 2016
Difficulty with emotional regulation and use of drinking as a way to forget about problems can predict some adolescent alcohol-related problems.