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Geographic unit of data: U.S. state
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Users can search and download legislation related to substance abuse. Topics include: adult services, children and adolescent services, community-based services, infants services, women’s services, underage drinking, sentencing reform, and TANF.
The Substance Abuse Legislation Database is maintained by the National Conference of State Legislatures. This database allows users to track legislation related to substance abuse. Topics include, but are not limited to: adult substance abuse services, children and adolescent substance abuse services, community-based substance abuse services, underage drinking, sentencing reform, and Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF).
Users can search state substance abuse legislation by topic, keyword, year, bill number, or bill type. Users can download legislation as a PDF file.
At present, legislation information is available for the 2004 to 2011 legislative sessions and is available on a state level. The website is updated on a regular basis.