Drug Policy Research Center Quarterly Newsletter

DPRC Quarterly is an electronic newsletter highlighting RAND research on key public policy findings in drug policy research. The newsletter is free: to subscribe or manage your subscription, visit RAND's newsletter subscription page.

2018

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    Strategies to Limit Negative Consequences of Cannabis Use

    May 31, 2018

    DPRC Quarterly, Issue 10, highlights research on cannabis advertising and youth, opioid markets and supply, substance use treatment in primary care, and cannabis potency.

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    Complex Link Between Medical Cannabis and Fewer Opioid Deaths

    Feb 20, 2018

    DPRC Quarterly, Issue 9, highlights research on cannabis use and opioid deaths, results of the EU drug strategy, a social media intervention to reduce drug use among individuals experiencing homelessness, cannabis legalization and alcohol consumption, and another barrier to evidence-based prevention and treatment programs.

2017

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    Cannabis Potency and Prices in a Newly Legal Market

    Nov 15, 2017

    DPRC Quarterly, Issue 8, highlights research on potency and prices of cannabis in new markets, a web-based alcohol intervention, cannabis legalization in Canada, and recommendations for medical care for opioid addiction.

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    What a Scientist Suggests You Tell Your Kids About Legal Marijuana

    Aug 8, 2017

    DPRC Quarterly, Issue 7, highlights research on effective drug education, strategies to reduce deaths from opioid addiction, and penalties for drug possession.

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    Reducing Deaths from Heroin and Other Opioids

    May 10, 2017

    DPRC Quarterly, Issue 6, highlights research on strategies to reduce morbidity and mortality from heroin and other opioids, marijuana legalization, EU Drugs Strategy, and cocaine consumption in the United States.

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    Trump's Marijuana Options

    Feb 1, 2017

    DPRC Quarterly, Issue 5, highlights research on prescription drug misuse among service members, marijuana markets and legalization, online alcohol advertising, and problem drinking among veterans with combat experience.

2016

Archived Newsletters

DPRC also has a series of archived newsletters from 1998 to 2012.

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