Marijuana Impact Report
Washington State Marijuana Impact Report
The NW High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) has released its second report on the impacts of the legalization of marijuana in Washington State. The report has been organized in order to detail the underpinning of legalization and identify and discuss challenges, changes, and impacts. It also examines the unanticipated and unresolved issues that continue. 

The report examines ten topics: legal overview, regulatory overview, youth impacts, adult impacts, impaired driving, diversion, marijuana-related crime, environmental impacts, the current markets, and the upcoming markets. 



2018 NW HIDTA Threat Assessment & Strategy
The NW High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) Threat Assessment report combines law enforcement survey responses, reports from local health departments, and drug seizure data to assess the drug threats in Washington, and crease strategies to address them. The 2018 report includes sections on opioids and overdose, diversion of prescription pain medications, methamphetamine, marijuana, cocaine, and MDMA, 

 

 

FROM THE ALCOHOL & DRUG ABUSE INSTITUTE, UW


2016 Drug Use Trends in King County, Washington

Report released in July 2017 examines data and indicators about marijuana, cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine, prescription-type opioids, and injection drug use. 

Fentanyl Death Investigation in 4 Washington State Counties
Caleb Banta-Green, PhD, Principal Research Scientist at ADAI, reports on deaths caused by overdoses from fentanyl and fentanyl-analogs in 4 Washington counties (King, Spokane, Pierce, and Snohomish), key messages about fentanyl, and what to do to reduce chances of dying from a fentanyl overdose. 


Read more here: http://www.theolympian.com/news/local/marijuana/article86503772.html#storylink=cpy