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GOP health-care bill would drop addiction treatment mandate covering 1.3 million Americans

GOP health-care bill would drop addiction treatment mandate covering 1.3 million Americans

By Katie Zezima and Christopher Ingraham, Washington Post, March 9 

 


Cannabis Taxes: Promises and Pitfalls

By Beau Kilmer, RAND Center

In less than three months, Californians will vote on legalizing production, distribution and possession of recreational cannabis. Tax revenues are central to that debate, but the really important question is not so much what taxes would be best today but how those taxes should evolve over time.

 


How Parents Can Help Their Underage Kids Resist Alcohol

How Parents Can Help Their Underage Kids Resist Alcohol

By Aimee Cunningham, NPR

"Honey, I think we need to talk about drinking."

 


Talking With Teenagers About Marijuana

By Lisa D’Amour, The New York Times

May 11, 2016

 


Intervening Early to Prevent Substance Use Disorders

A CHILD’S FIRST EIGHT YEARS CRITICAL FOR SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION

NIH releases summary of research on early childhood risk and protective factors

Intervening Early to Prevent Substance Use Disorders

 


Rare Common Ground: Gun Dealers And Public Health Workers Unite To Cut Suicides

By Richard Knox, WBUR Boston Public Radio

The elegantly dressed woman looked out of place at Riley’s Sport Shop, the largest gun dealer in New Hampshire. Owner Ralph Demicco was behind the counter. He noticed she didn’t make eye contact.

 


CDC - Advertising May Be Fueling E-cigarette Popularity With Teens

By Karen Kaplan, Los Angeles Times

 


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