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Drug War Facts Update - Vol. 5, No. 2 - September 2015

Drug War Facts Newsletter, Vol. 5, No. 1, January 2015

January 26-February is National Drug Facts Week!

Selected New Data

Drug War Facts Newsletter, Vol. 4, No. 7, December 2014

Interesting New Data

"In 2012, there were 41,502 deaths due to drug poisoning (often referred to as drug-overdose deaths) in the United States (Table), of which 16,007 involved opioid analgesics and 5,925 involved heroin.

Drug War Facts Newsletter, Vol. 4, No. 6, November 2014

Notable New Fact Items

On November 4, 2014, a majority of the voters in the states of Alaska and Oregon, and in the District of Columbia, voted in favor of ballot measures which legalized the adult use and possession of marijuana.
Sources:
Alaska: "Ballot Measure 2 - 13PSUM (An Act to Tax and Regulate the Production, Sale and Use of Marijuana)," State of Alaska Elections Division Office http://www.elections.alaska.gov/results/14GENR/data/results.htm last accessed Nov. 7, 2014.

Drug War Facts Newsletter, Vol. 4, No. 5, October 2014

Notable New Facts

Drug Policy Facts - Vol. 4, No. 4, April 2014

Notable New Facts

Drug Policy Facts - Vol. 4, No. 3, March 2014

Notable New Facts

"Marijuana is one drug that is affected by some very specific policies, including medicalization and legalization of recreational use by adults. The effects on youth behaviors and attitudes of recent changes in a number of states will need to be carefully monitored in future years.

What's New At Drug War Facts - Vol. 4, No. 2, Feb. 2014

Issue In Focus

What's New At Drug War Facts - Vol. 4, No. 1, January 2014

Issue In Focus

The new Monitoring the Future Survey results for 2013 were released recently.

What's New At Drug War Facts - Vol. 3, No. 11, December 2013

Thanks for Your Support!

As we come to the end of 2013, we at Common Sense for Drug Policy wish to extend our thanks to you, our subscribers, for your interest in drug policy and your support of our efforts to inform the debate. We continuously update Drug War Facts, adding new information and new sources. We're in the process of adding more structure to our chapters, to make it easier to navigate and to find the specific information you need. Keep coming back, check out the changes, and stay up to date! Remember, knowledge is power.

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