Status: Ongoing

Evaluating the Intended and Unintended Effects of Opioid Prescribing Cap Policies

U.S. states and organizations have enacted policies limiting the dose and duration of opioid prescriptions. This proposal quantitatively evaluates the intended and unintended consequences of state opioid prescribing cap laws use a large, 50-state comme …

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State Medical Cannabis Laws, Chronic Pain, and Opioids: A Mixed-Methods Approach

Policymakers are increasingly considering state medical cannabis laws as a potential solution to the U.S. opioid crisis, but rigorous evidence is lacking. In this project, we study the effects of state medical cannabis laws on receipt of prescription o …

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An Evaluation of State Laws Intended to Curb High-Risk Opioid Prescribing

An Evaluation of State Laws Intended to Curb High-Risk Opioid Prescribing Opioid overdose deaths continue to increase in the U.S., with over 30,000 deaths in 2015; this epidemic is driven in large part by the high volume of opioids prescribed by health …

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