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    RAND Remote: High Stakes, Fostering Innovation to Stem the Tide of America's Drug Problems

    In this RAND Remote presentation, Beau Kilmer discusses how RAND is identifying and evaluating innovative approaches to tackle some of America's most pressing drug problems and help strengthen and safeguard communities.

    Jan 28, 2021

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    State-Level Opioid Policy Analyses: Moving Beyond the Classic Difference-in-Differences Model

    These videos provide an overview of key methodological challenges faced when evaluating the effectiveness of state-level opioid policies using annual state-level data, as well as potential solutions and practice guidelines.

    May 5, 2020

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    How Fentanyl and Other Synthetics Are Driving the Opioids Surge

    Synthetic opioids, such as fentanyl, are now the driving force behind U.S. opioid-involved overdose deaths.

    Apr 9, 2020

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    Improving Access to Opioid Addiction Treatment

    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.

    Sep 1, 2018

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    The Impact of the Opioid Crisis on Children

    RAND adjunct physician policy researcher Stephen W. Patrick gives testimony at a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on the impact of the opioid epidemic on children and families.

    Feb 8, 2018

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    What a Scientist Suggests You Tell Your Kids About Legal Marijuana

    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.

    Jul 21, 2017

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    Legalizing Weed: Not a Simple Vote

    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.

    Oct 18, 2016

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    Combating the Opioid Drug Epidemic

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

    May 12, 2016

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    Effects of Liberalizing Marijuana Policies on Use and Harm

    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.

    Mar 23, 2016

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    A Tipping Point in America's Opioid Crisis?

    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.

    Mar 9, 2016

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    Insights About Marijuana Legalization in the United States

    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.

    Jan 21, 2015

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    Beau Kilmer Discusses Potential Economic Impact of Marijuana Legalization

    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.

    Aug 14, 2012

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

    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.

    Jul 24, 2012

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    Prisoner Reentry and Public Health: Is Your State Ready?

    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.

    Jun 29, 2012

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

    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.

    Jul 12, 2010