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Fact Sheet: Public Opinion in Ventura County on Underage Drinking and Policy Strategies

Publication
Ventura County Behavioral Health
2010
There is substantial public concern about underage drinking and its impact on youth and the community. This Fact Sheet addresses public perceptions about the impact of underage and binge drinking on public health and safety, the quality of neighborhood...
TAGS: Youth, Parents, Legislation

Fillmore Social Host Ordinance

Publication
City of Fillmore
2006
TAGS: Youth, Parents, Legislation

Issue Briefing: Adult Accountability for Underage Drinking: The Case for Social Host Laws

Publication
Ventura County Behavioral Health
2005
Research indicates that most underage drinking takes place in private settings such as home parties. To reduce youth access to alcohol effectively, social access must be addressed in addition to retail and bar sales. This Issue Briefing details the...
TAGS: Youth, Parents, Legislation

Issue Briefing: Alcohol Retail Outlet Density Affects Neighborhood Crime and Violence

Publication
EVALCORP Research & Consulting
2008
This Issue Briefing presents some of the questions and answers about the relationship between alcohol outlets and violence, the implications of this relationship for Ventura County, and strategies that Ventura County can use to address the...
TAGS: Retailers, Youth, Parents, Legislation

Issue Briefing: Public Convenience or Necessity: The Power of Local Municipalities to Control Alcohol Outlet Density

Publication
Ventura County Behavioral Health
2005
Communities are at risk of becoming over saturated with bars, liquor stores and other locations where alcohol can be purchased. If reasonable limits are not imposed, such conditions can threaten public health and safety and reduce the quality of life in...
TAGS: Retailers, Legislation

Limiting the Number of Servings in Beer and Alcopop Containers

Publication
James F. Mosher, JD., Alcohol Policy Consultations
2011
TAGS: Retailers, Youth, Parents, Legislation, State of California

Local Regulation of Medical Cannabis in California: Making Public Health a Priority

Publication
James F. Mosher, JD and Ryan Treffers, JD
2017
TAGS: Retailers, Youth, Parents, Special Populations, Young Women, Military, College, Legislation, State of California

Local Research: Drug-Related Deaths in Ventura County 2008-2014

Publication
Kayleigh Hunnicutt, M.A., M.Ed.
2017
According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), drug overdoses have surpassed motor vehicle and firearm fatalities as the leading cause of injury deaths in America. Spurring this trend is the sharp rise in the prescribing,...
TAGS: Retailers, Youth, Parents, Special Populations, Young Women, Military, College, State of California

Mapping Marijuana

Publication
Ventura County Behavioral Health
2016
Mapping Marijuana is a Community Planning Compass for Youth Health & Safety. It is a guide for Policymakers and looks at how our communities might change in regards to these sectors: Neighborhoods, Businesses, Schools, Public Safety, Healthcare, and...
TAGS: Retailers, Youth, Parents, Special Populations, Young Women, Military, College, Legislation, State of California, Holiday DUI Enforcement

Marijuana and Pregnancy

Publication
Ventura County Behavioral Health
2018
No safe time, no safe amount Marijuana, also called cannabis, is a strong drug with THC, which is not safe for babies. Marijuana use during pregnancy and breastfeeding is not recommended. You should also try to avoid marijuana use before becoming...
TAGS: Special Populations, Young Women
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