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Kruger, Daniel J.; Kruger, Jessica S.; Wagner-Greene, Victoria R.; Wotring, Amy N.; Castor, Thomas S.; Glassman, Tavis J.; Blavos, Alexis – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2019
This study identifies new areas for risk-reduction strategies and research with regular cannabis users. Participants at a cannabis advocacy event in the Midwestern USA completed a survey including items from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. Most participants (70%) reported using cannabis to treat a medical condition, though a…
Descriptors: Health Behavior, Access to Health Care, Marijuana, Drug Use
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Bergen-Cico, Dessa; Kilmer, Jason – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2010
Intercept surveys were conducted with 149 college students each asked to record their alcohol consumption for the previous two weeks using the Timeline Follow-back (TLFB method). Immediately following completion of the pretest TLFB alcohol survey the students were presented with brief educational information defining what constitutes one standard…
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Drinking, College Students, Surveys
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Yacoubian, George S., Jr. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2007
The United States and the Netherlands have antithetical marijuana control policies. The United States' laws criminalize the possession of even small amounts of marijuana, while the Netherlands have maintained, over the past several decades, two relatively liberal marijuana policies implemented during the 1970s and 1980s. According to the…
Descriptors: Marijuana, Comparative Analysis, Foreign Countries, Public Policy
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Daniulaityte, Raminta; Siegal, Harvey A.; Carlson, Robert G.; Kenne, Deric R.; Starr, Sanford; DeCamp, Brad – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2004
The Ohio Substance Abuse Monitoring Network (OSAM) is designed to provide accurate, timely, qualitatively-oriented epidemiologic descriptions of substance abuse trends and emerging problems in the state's major urban and rural areas. Use of qualitative methods in identifying and assessing substance abuse practices in local communities is one of…
Descriptors: Prevention, Substance Abuse, Rural Areas, Adolescents
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Rabak-Wagener, Judith; Davis, R. Ellen – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1995
Reports results of a survey of 50 accredited physician assistant programs regarding their substance use/abuse education: curricula, legal and ethical perspectives, and teaching methodologies. Traditional teaching methods, general biomedical concepts, and treatment modes and outcomes are emphasized, while developing students' multicultural…
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Allied Health Occupations Education, Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Pluralism
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Isralowitz, Richard E.; And Others – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1993
Administered questionnaire on college student drinking problems and attitudes to 167 Australian college students. Compared results to those obtained in previous studies of students in United States and Singapore. Found number of significant sex differences in drinking patterns and behaviors of Australian college men and women. Australian subjects…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Behavior Patterns, College Students, Cross Cultural Studies