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    Research Brief

    Consider a Range of Policy Areas to Solve the Opioid Crisis

    Jul 3, 2018

    Many thoughtful policies have been implemented to reduce access to opioids and enhance treatment for addiction. But policies targeting one part of the system can have unintended effects on another. To combat the crisis, decisionmakers will need to weigh potential policy outcomes across the entire opioid ecosystem.

  • A billboard advertises marijuana in advance of the legalization of recreational marijuana in San Francisco, California, December 29, 2017

    Commentary

    Why Children Need to Be Shielded from Marijuana Ads

    Jun 18, 2018

    By design, advertising is aimed at persuading us to want something. In the case of marijuana, that something is definitely not good for teenagers.

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