Drug Policy Research Center Quarterly Newsletter

DPRC Quarterly is an electronic newsletter highlighting RAND research on key public policy findings in substance use and drug policy research. The newsletter is free: to subscribe, enter your email in the subscription box to the right and click "Sign Up."




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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.


Archived Newsletters

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

DPRC Newsletter Archive