State Legislation/Laws

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

SAMHSA – Grantee Stories, Tools, and Resources

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 2018 Find grantee stories, tools, videos, and other resources to support your prevention efforts. Click this link to visit this SAMHSA resource. read more

Primary Care 101: A Glossary for Prevention Practitioners

SAMHSA’s Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies, 2017 As the U.S. healthcare landscape continues to change under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), primary care will play an increasingly large role in preventive care, including the prevention of... read more

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