Marijuana and Other Drugs: A Link We Can’t Ignore

Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM), 2017 This one-pager developed by SAM points to some of the most recent research involving  marijuana and its link to other drugs. read more

The​ ​Cole​ ​Memo:​ ​4​ ​Years​ ​Later Status Report onState Compliance of Federal Marijuana Enforcement Policy

Smart Approaches to Marijuana, August 30, 2017 On the four year anniversary of the “Cole Memorandum” – the Obama-era guidelines allowing marijuana legalization in some U.S> states – Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM), a non-profit,... read more

Tri-County Community Action Agency PSA

Tri-County Community Action Agency, 2017 This public service announcement developed by the Tri-County Community Action Agency will be hosted by Showcase Cinemas at the Warwick Mall and Providence Place Cinemas 16. The full video can be found... read more

Examination of Cumulative Effects of Early Adolescent Depression on Cannabis and Alcohol Use Disorder in Late Adolescence in a Community-Based Cohort

Addiction, 2017 This report discusses the prospective cohort study conducted by University of Washington researchers. It focuses on the link between depression in adolescence and likelihood of cannabis use disorder and alcohol use disorder. read more

Rhode Island Youth Marijuana 2015

Rhode Island State Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroup (SEOW), May 2017 This data brief was created by the SEOW on behalf of the Rhode Island Department of Behavioral Health, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals (BHDDH). It focuses on data gathered through the... read more

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