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Data Highlight Substance Use Link Among Arrestees

July 9, 2014 | Addictions | Justice | Comments
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Alanna Tievsky

Policy Associate

On June 12, the Office for National Drug Control policy (ONDCP) released the results of the 2013 Arrestee Drug Abuse Monitoring Report (ADAM II) with new data underscoring the link between crime and substance use. Patterned on an earlier ADAM project, the survey gathered information from five counties on drug use and related issues from booked adult male arrestees within 48 hours of their arrest.

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National Council and Friends of NIDA Sponsor Congressional Briefing on Marijuana

June 18, 2014 | Addictions | Comments
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Mohini Venkatesh

, National Council for Behavioral Health

The National Council and Friends of the NIDA’s congressional briefing on marijuana use over the past decade and the latest research on health effects.

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