Public Policy/Legislation

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

Presentation slides from the 2019 New England Summer School of Addiction Studies Marijuana Policy Plenary session: The Evolution of State Cannabis Policies and Where Prevention Fits In

Prevention Technology Transfer Center Network, October 2019 Presentation description: Cannabis laws and policies are rapidly changing in states. Various decriminalization, medical marijuana, and adult-use marijuana policies are being debated and moving through state... read more

RIDOH Code Video

Rhode Island Department of Health, 2018 A video that highlights the innovative work of five Rhode Island municipalities that developed comprehensive overdose response plans. Watch the video here. read more

RI PREVCON 2019 – TFRI Program Year in Review

Tobacco Free Rhode Island, 2019 This handout was used as part of a session presented at RI PREVCON 2019 titled Combating the Latest Trends in Tobacco. The document presents an overview of significant tobacco related policy measures, strategic development for TFRI,... read more

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