Category: Drug Policy
A new study suggests high school graduates are less likely to be sent to prison and receive slightly shorter prison sentences than criminal offenders who did not finish high school.
A study in Health Affairs suggests spending for prescription opioids tripled from 1999 to 2012 and that Medicare and Medicaid covered a growing portion of those costs.
A study in the Journal of Forensic Sciences explores the unclaimed dead, including who they are, why they aren't claimed and how coroner offices process them.
2016 paper published in Pediatrics that looks at how often U.S. parents refuse or delay childhood vaccinations and how often pediatricians dismiss patients for vaccine refusal.
Crime and drunk driving tend to fall after marijuana legalization, according to a 2016 research review.
2016 study in the American Economic Review estimates how legalizing marijuana nationally would impact tax returns and consumption.