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State of Tobacco Control 2020

American Lung Association, January 2020 We know how to prevent tobacco use and help current smokers quit, but states and the federal government are not implementing these proven-effective, lifesaving laws and policies. The American Lung Association’s “State of Tobacco...

Smoking Cessation: A Report of the Surgeon General

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2020 Three decades after the first Surgeon General’s report on smoking cessation, the Surgeon General has released a new report that reviews and updates evidence on the importance of quitting smoking. The report...

2019 DEA National Drug Threat Assessment

Drug Enforcement Administration, December 2019 The 2019 NDTA is a comprehensive assessment of the threat posed to the United States by the trafficking and abuse of illicit drugs. The report provides strategic analysis of the domestic drug situation during 2018, based...

Cannabis Use Among Drivers in Fatal Crashes in Washington State Before and After Legalization – 2020 Research Brief

AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, January 2020 Washington State Initiative 502 (I-502), effective Dec. 6, 2012, legalized possession of small amounts of cannabis for recreational use by adults aged 21 years and older. It also included a prohibition against driving...

2018 Rhode Island Student Survey Summary

BHDDH, RIDOH, RIDE, 2018 The Rhode Island Student Survey (RISS) is a collaboration among the Rhode Island Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals (RI BHDDH), the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH), and the Rhode Island...