Cannabis Potency and Prices in a Newly Legal Market

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Nov 2017

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Cannabis Potency and Prices in a Newly Legal Market

In the state of Washington, the legal cannabis market is currently dominated by high-THC cannabis flower and features growing expenditures on extracts. Read more »

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Costs of Implementing a Large-Scale Opioid and Alcohol Treatment Program

RAND assessed the costs of implementing the substance use motivation and medication integrated treatment (SUMMIT) program in Los Angeles, using methods that may apply to other large facilities.

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Evaluating a Web-based Intervention for Military Spouses Concerned About Their Partners' Drinking

Partners Connect, a web-based intervention designed for partners of service members who misuse alcohol, fills a need for military families who face significant help-seeking barriers.

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Considering Cannabis Legalization in Canada

If Canada legalizes cannabis, policymakers will face complex choices with unpredictable consequences. Those considering alternatives to prohibition should be cautious and build flexibility into the taxes and regulations they propose.

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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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