Resources

This section of the APIS website contains additional resources useful to researchers and others interested in alcohol and cannabis policy. Resources include the following:

The Alcohol Policy Taxonomy provides an inventory and taxonomy of alcohol policies. It is organized into policy areas in nine broad categories, and cross-cutting dimensions such as: Demographic Groups; Beverage Types; Penalties, Liabilities, and Incentives; Special Jurisdictions; and Other Dimensions.
The Cannabis Policy Taxonomy provides an inventory and taxonomy of cannabis policies. It is organized into policy areas in nine broad categories. Researchers, especially those new to the cannabis policy field, can examine the taxonomy to gain an appreciation of the nature and scope of cannabis policies and the specific issues these policies address.
This section of the APIS website provides information about the measurement of alcohol policy enforcement and compliance, including: introduction and overview, definitions, a discussion of measurement issues, and a detailed table of available enforcement and compliance measurement databases and other resources.
This section of the APIS website provides information about funding opportunities administered through the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. These Program Announcements solicit grant applications on the effects of alcohol-related public policies on health-related behaviors and outcomes.
This section of the APIS website provides information about the Sober Truth on Preventing Underage Drinking Act (STOP Act), and its requirement of an annual Report to Congress on the consequences of underage drinking and Federal and State policies to prevent and reduce it.
This section of the APIS website provides information about using legal data in conducting multidisciplinary evaluations for public health research.
This section of the APIS website presents two papers designed to assist researchers in using APIS alcohol tax data in the design of research studies.
This section of the APIS website provides information about a longitudinal database offered by the American Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation featuring a national collection of tobacco control ordinances, by-laws, and Board of Health regulations dating from the early 1980s to the present.

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