SSSP 2019 Annual Meeting

Date: Sunday, August 11

Time: 10:30 AM - 12:10 PM

Session 133: Shifting Policy Environments and Drug Use
Room: Lexington Suite

Sponsors: Drinking and Drugs
Health, Health Policy, and Health Services
Law and Society

Organizer, Presider &

Discussant: Andrew J. Tatch, Mississippi State University


“Fatal Overdose Prevention Laws: From Social Control to Social Protection,” Alexandra Glenna Olsen, University of California, Irvine

“The Unintended Impacts of Welfare Policy Change on Drug Related Harm: Evidence from Experimental Research,” Lindsey Richardson and Allison Laing, University of British Columbia

“Cannabis Conundrum: Exploratory Research on Demographic Differences in Approval of Marijuana Legalization in the US,” Kathryn L. Burnham, West Virginia University, Winner of the Drinking and Drugs Division’s Student Paper Competition

“Up in Smoke: The Problem with Marijuana DUI’s,” Mario J. Avalos, University of California, Santa Cruz