Publications

Cannabis Use and Risk of Prescription Opioid Use Disorder in the United States

Olfson et al., 2017 This publication discusses research conducted to determine whether cannabis use is associated with a change in the risk of incident nonmedical prescription opioid use and opioid use disorder at 3-year... 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

Significant decreases in underage cigarette smoking seen in nearly every state from 2003 to 2013

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, May 18, 2015 This report discusses results from 10 years of data collection in regard to cigarette use and perception of harm among adolescents. read more

State of Tobacco Control 2017

American Lung Association, 2017 This national report published by the American Lung Association tracks prevention efforts across the country. It assigns grades to states according to how well they accomplish pieces of tobacco prevention as well as narrative to... 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... read more

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