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Alcohol-related treatment among American Indians and Alaska natives
Medical Xpress-Jan 7, 2019
Despite having high rates of abstention, American Indians and Alaska Natives (AIAN) also have the highest lifetime alcohol use disorder ...

Alcohol-impaired driving and drinking at private residences
Medical Xpress-Nov 19, 2018
... of all drink driving events, according to a new study from the Prevention Research Center at the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation.

The effectiveness of online cannabis responsible vendor training ...
Science Daily-Sep 17, 2018
The effectiveness of online cannabis responsible vendor training program ... The study used an online RMV training that was developed in ...

Comparing policies on drug and alcohol use by pregnant women
Contemporary Obgyn (press release) (blog)-Sep 12, 2018
State policies targeting drug and alcohol use during pregnancy have ... This study, conducted by the Pacific Institute for Research and ...

Drug and alcohol use by pregnant women: the evolution of state policies
Medical Xpress-Aug 20, 2018
Policymakers and public health experts have long recognized the harm that can come to fetuses if women use drugs during pregnancy. As U.S. ...

How do state policies on alcohol use affect pregnant women and ...
Medical Xpress-Jul 6, 2018
States have adopted a variety of policies in recent decades to try to reduce alcohol use by pregnant women. The policies included in this study ...

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Contemporary Drug Problems - Drug Use During Pregnancy Policies in the United States From 1970 to 2016
This study breaks new ground. More studies are needed that explore the effects of these policies on alcohol and other drug use by pregnant women and on birth outcomes.

The Prevention Conversation:  A Shared Responsibility Project
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
Drug and alcohol use by pregnant women: the evolution of US state policies

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Drug and alcohol use by pregnant women: the evolution of state policies
On Aug 20, 2018

The long-term effects of alcohol demand on retail alcohol markets
Science Daily

NFL Anthem Kneelers Are Ignoring Real Issues
LifeZette-Sep 29, 2017
A study from the Prevention Research Center of the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation in Berkeley, California, for instance, reported that young people ...

Roseville set to vote on fines for people who host underage drinking parties
The Sacramento Bee - September 2015

Frequent drinkers are more likely to neglect supervising their children
UCLA Study - May 2015

Lower Levels Mean Fewer Fatalities
The New York Times - May 2013

Link Between Neighborhood Bar Density And Intimate Partner Violence-Related Visits To Emergency Department
Medical News Today - February 2012

NIH-supported studies show online course helps reduce harmful college drinking
NIH News - September 2011

Study Finds Juvenile Offenders Often Released into Risky Neighborhood Environments
UCLA Newsroom - October 2010

Geography of Drug Markets and Child Maltreatment: How Practice Informs Research
The National Association of Social Workers California News - November/December 2010

Birmingham City Councilman Steven Hoyt Seeks Liquor Store Limit in Neighborhoods
The Birmingham News - May 10, 2010

Dangerous college drinking: Prevention is possible, studies suggest
News Release - June 15, 2009

Colleges, communities combat off-campus student drinking
News Release - June 15, 2009

Communities Containing More Alcohol Outlets Show Increased Underage Alcohol Access
News Release - May 21, 2009

As College Drinking Problems Rise, New Studies Identify Effective Prevention Strategies
News Release - National Institutes of Health (NIH) - June 15, 2009

Australia lags behind world on zero tolerance for drink driving
By Angela Saurine and Kate Sikora
Sydney Daily Telegraph - November 24, 2008

Neighborhood Alcohol Outlets Tied to Kids' Injury Risk
HealthDay News - September 4, 2008

OR: Thirty-Six Oregon Towns Cracking Down on Underage Drinkers
The East Oregonian - April 30, 2008

Cities eye earlier bar last calls
The Boston Globe - September 10, 2006

Bars make for rough neighborhoods
Reuters - June 26, 2006

Brazil's New Closing Time
By Andrew Downie
Time - June 30, 2006

There's no benefit to lowering the drinking age
By Robert Voas
Christian Science Monitor - January 12, 2006

Study: Teens Who Make Public Virginity Pledges Just As Likely To Have Sex
The Associated Press - April 26, 2005

Law enforcement best way to deter underage drinking
By Tim Christie
The Register-Guard - December 27, 2004

College drinking is not a given
By Paul Gruenewald and Robert Saltz
Christian Science Monitor - December 14, 2004