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Study: After-School Programs Can Reduce Alcohol Use Among Middle School Students

A voluntary substance prevention program held after school and presented by trained facilitators can help reduce alcohol use among young adolescents, according to a new study.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/08/2012

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Study: Food For Sale At Children’s Hospitals Often Unhealthy

The food being sold at children’s hospitals throughout the Southland frequently is no better than fast-food fare, UCLA and the RAND Corp. said in a study released Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/02/2011

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RAND Officially Retracts Marijuana Dispensary Study Linked To Crime

The RAND Corp. Monday officially retracted a study published in September that linked increases in crime to the closing of marijuana dispensaries around Los Angeles.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/24/2011

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LAPD Veteran: Study Linking Closed Pot Shops, Violence ‘Makes No Sense’

A study that claimed violent crime decreased in neighborhoods where marijuana dispensaries were not shut down is getting a hazy reception from the Los Angeles Police Department.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–09/21/2011

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