The Science of Effective Prevention: Economics of Addiction

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Catherine Antley, MD, is joined by several guests to discuss the economics of addiction.

Heidi Heilman, CEO of Edventi, discusses how the brain chemistry of addiction impacts the economics of addiction and the industry of addiction.

David G. Evans, Esq., General Counsel, Cannabis Industry Victims Educating Litigators (CIVEL), discusses the cost aspects of the economics of addiction from 1950 to today (the privatization of profit and externalization of costs to public coffers), why the 1st amendment commercial free speech rights are difficult to control in the US, and how the settlement works to put teeth in the tobacco restrictions.

Bob Doyle, Public Health Professional, discusses what Colorado has taught us recently about the economics of addiction.

Kate Nugent, Executive Director of Winooski Partnership for Prevention, discusses how the economics of addiction play out in our home state of Vermont.

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  • Production Date: 10/19/2018
  • Catalog Number: none
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  • Length: *1:05:15
  • Town: Burlington
  • Geography: Burlington
  • Event Type: General
  • Content Type: Other


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