Trump's Marijuana Options

Quarterly Insights from the RAND Drug Policy Research Center

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FEB 1, 2017

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Trump's Marijuana Options

The Trump administration will have at least six options for addressing marijuana — they are not all mutually exclusive and each comes with tradeoffs. Will it follow President Obama's lead? Prime Minister Trudeau's? Do something entirely different? Read more »

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Preventing, Identifying, and Treating Prescription Drug Misuse Among Service Members

Prescription drug misuse is of critical concern for the military because of its potential impact on the health and well-being of personnel, military readiness, and associated health care costs. This report offers ideas for addressing the problem.

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Factors Associated with Adolescents' Exposure to Online Alcohol Advertising

Factors associated with greater alcohol ad exposure for adolescents included being older and rebellious; greater parental monitoring was associated with less exposure.

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Regulating Medical Marijuana Markets: Insights from State Experiments

RAND researcher Rosalie Pacula testified on setting rules and regulations for medical marijuana markets before the Florida House of Representatives Health & Human Services Committee, Subcommittee on Health Quality on January 25, 2017.

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Combat Experience and Problem Drinking in Veterans: Exploring the Roles of PTSD, Coping, and Stigma

Young veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms may use drinking to cope, and perceived stigma regarding substance abuse help may be a barrier to treatment.

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Beau Kilmer

Beau Kilmer

Codirector, RAND Drug Policy Research Center

Rosalie Liccardo Pacula

Rosalie Liccardo Pacula

Codirector, RAND Drug Policy Research Center

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