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
By Aimee Cunningham, NPR
"Honey, I think we need to talk about drinking."
By Lisa D’Amour, The New York Times
May 11, 2016
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
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.
By Karen Kaplan, Los Angeles Times