Benjamin Hansen

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To date, 17 states have passed medical marijuana laws, yet very little is known about their effects. The current study examines the relationship between the legalization of medical marijuana and traffic fatalities, the leading cause of death among Americans ages 5 through 34. The first full year after coming into effect, legalization is associated with an 8(More)
Over the years, the legal minimum dropout age has been raised to 18 in 21 states. Although these policy changes are often promoted for their educational benefits, they have also been shown to reduce crimes committed by youths in the affected age groups. However, an unintended consequence of increasing the minimum dropout age could be the displacement of(More)
This paper reports on research conducted in public health settings with young people who have serious mental health issues. An easy to use feedback system for clinicians providing psychotherapy was assessed against treatment as usual. Data were collected on four widely used outcome measures. There has been little previous research in this area. We found(More)