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    Improving Access to Opioid Addiction Treatment

    Sep 1, 2018

    Treatment for opioid addiction and other substance use disorders often exists apart from primary care. It's also difficult to access and under-resourced. In response to these challenges, RAND's Katherine Watkins developed an innovative approach to addiction treatment through primary care settings.

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    What a Scientist Suggests You Tell Your Kids About Legal Marijuana

    Jul 21, 2017

    In this PBS News Hour segment, RAND Behavioral scientist Elizabeth D’Amico, who has researched drug and alcohol use among teens for more than 20 years, discusses what kids need to know about the use of legal marijuana.

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    Legalizing Weed: Not a Simple Vote

    Oct 18, 2016

    In this Call with the Experts, Beau Kilmer, codirector of the RAND Drug Policy Research Center, discusses the controversy surrounding marijuana policy and highlights issues policymakers and voters should consider before making their decisions.

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    Combating the Opioid Drug Epidemic

    May 12, 2016

    In this Events @ RAND podcast, our panel of experts focuses on the current opioid abuse epidemic, discussing prevention, treatment, and recovery options.

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    Effects of Liberalizing Marijuana Policies on Use and Harm

    Mar 23, 2016

    Drug policy expert Rosalie Pacula speaks about the Effects of Liberalizing Marijuana Policies on Use and Harms at the 2016 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Cannabis Summit.

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    A Tipping Point in America's Opioid Crisis?

    Mar 9, 2016

    Deaths from overdoses in America are reaching levels similar to those at the peak of the HIV epidemic. RAND's Bradley D. Stein discusses what actions might help stem the growing problem of heroin and prescription drug addiction.

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    Insights About Marijuana Legalization in the United States

    Jan 21, 2015

    In this January 2015 Congressional Briefing, RAND researchers Beau Kilmer and Jonathan Caulkins present an overview of their new report, Considering Marijuana Legalization: Insights for Vermont and Other Jurisdictions.

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    Estimating Marijuana Consumption in Washington State

    Mar 20, 2013

    On TVW's The Impact news show, Beau Kilmer, RAND Drug Policy Research Center co-director, speaks about being a part of the team selected by the state of Washington to provide research and analysis to regulators on the issues surrounding marijuana legalization. The interview with Kilmer starts at 3:30 and runs until 10:30.

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    Beau Kilmer Discusses Potential Economic Impact of Marijuana Legalization

    Aug 14, 2012

    An ABC news feature on the soft science behind estimates of the potential economic impact of marijuana legalization largely features RAND DPRC codirector Beau Kilmer.

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    Marijuana Legalization: What We Know and What We Don't

    Jul 24, 2012

    Researchers from the RAND Drug Policy Research Center (DPRC) discuss marijuana legalization, how it differs from decriminalization, its possible consequences, and federal response to state initiatives.

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    Prisoner Reentry and Public Health: Is Your State Ready?

    Jun 29, 2012

    In this June 2012 Congressional Briefing, Lois Davis discusses the health care needs of prisoners who reenter the general population; the roles that health care providers, other social services, and family members play in successful reentry; and recommendations for improving access to care for this population in the current fiscal environment.

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    Marijuana Legalization: Projected Revenues, Costs, and Effects on Price and Use in California

    Jul 12, 2010

    A voter initiative to legalize marijuana has qualified for the November 2010 ballot in California. In this July 12, 2010, Congressional Briefing, the codirector of the RAND Drug Policy Research Center discusses the projected revenues, costs, and effects on price and use that may come from legalizing, regulating, and taxing marijuana in California.

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    Legalizing Marijuana in California: Conference Call

    Jul 7, 2010

    In this conference call, the codirector of the RAND Drug Policy Research Center discusses a RAND report that projects the revenues, costs, and effects on price and use that may come from legalizing, regulating, and taxing marijuana in California.