State Legislation/Laws

Trauma, Racism, Chronic Stress and the Health of Black Americans

Office of Behavioral Health Equity, June 3, 2020 Summary Findings: racism and associated trauma and violence contribute to mental health disorders, particularly depressions, anxiety and PTSD, and chronic health conditions such as cardiovascular disease, hypertension,... read more

The Trauma Lens of Police Violence against Racial and Ethnic Minorities

Journal of Social Issues, 2017 Police violence against racial and ethnic minorities has been researched through the lens of multiple social science disciplines including psychology. Within psychology, the study of trauma lends itself to understanding the dynamics of... read more

State of Tobacco Control 2020

The American Lung Association, 2020 The 18th annual American Lung Association “State of Tobacco Control” report evaluates states and the federal government on actions taken to eliminate the nation’s leading cause of preventable death — tobacco use — and save lives... read more

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... read more

Research Letter: Association of Cannabis Use With Adolescent Psychotic Symptoms

American Medical Association, June 2018 This research letter discusses cannabis use and adolescent psychotic symptoms. read more

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