PIRE in the News

Meth Is Still A Large, Growing Problem In Louisville
89.3WFPL, November 17, 2017

When Lansing writes laws based on emotion, rather than facts
Bridge, November 8, 2017

How Often Do Drivers Receive Warnings Regarding Impairing Meds?
MPR, Novemeber 2, 2017

Can Too Much Information Increase the Risk of Drunk Driving?
Psychology Today, September 12, 2017

Pamela Midbon: Many victims of firearms injuries are uninsured
The Cap Times, October 24, 2017

Researcher finds gun violence costs US $250B annually
CGTN, October 11, 2017


Opioid abuse prevention program expands in Tennessee, considers future
The UT Daily Beacon, September 12, 2017

Should Massachusetts increase its alcohol taxes?
Boston Globe, July 28, 2017

Does Marijuana Increase the Risk of Vehicle Crashes?
Healthline News, June 27, 2017

Rising Number of Bicycle Crashes Highlights Importance of Wearing a Helmet
Consumer Reports, June 2, 2017

Mineral County DUI Task Force picks logo winner
Clark Fork Valley Press Mineral Independent, May 10, 2017

Text While Driving,Pay...$10,000? Why Draconian Punishments Don't Work
Forbes, March 29, 2017

Project aims to help school nurses tackle suicide rates
MercedSunStar.com, NM March 28, 2017

Utah approvescountry’s toughest drunk driver standard. Tourism industry objects.
WashingtonPost.com, March 24, 2017

APS embraces restorative justice movement
AlbuquerqueJournal.com, March 13, 2017


Drug Court adds DWI track to combat habitual drunken driving
WasecaCountyNews.com, March 6, 2017

Our crumbling infrastructure is killing us
WashingtonPost.com, March 2, 2017

Willson: American outrage over deaths in this country is hypocritical
The Rocky Mountain Collegian, February 8, 2017

Nurse-Family Partnership guides first-time mothers
Centre Daily Times, January 17, 2017

US police interactions with blacks 'more tense': Survey
PressTV, January 11, 2017

DUI Task Force hopes to curb highway fatalities
Clark Fork Valley Press, January 6, 2017

"21 To Buy not Supply" campaign aims to curb underage drinking
The Varsity News, September 13, 2016

Car Breathalyzers Are Useless Without the Benefit of Rehab
Gizmodo Media, September 9, 2016

Researcher aims to give state new tools to fight opiate crisis
VT Digger, September 5, 2016

Pulse victims could need more than millions collected so far, analysts say
Orlando Sentinel, August 28, 2016

Orlando Hospitals Won’t Bill Victims For Pulse Night Club Shooting
90.7 WMFE, August 24, 2016

The financial impact of the Pulse nightclub shooting on victims, hospitals: 5 findings
Becker's Healthcare, August 4, 2016

Study: 55,400 People Were Killed Or Injured By Police This Year–But There’s More To The Data Than Meets The Eye
Reverb Press, July 27, 2016

US police arrest dozens in Minnesota protesting black man’s killing
PressTV, July 27, 2016

Be Wary Of Studies That Deny Racial Bias In Police Shootings
The Huffington Post, July 27, 2016

Are blacks more likely to be injured by police?
STAT, July 25, 2016

Researchers publish U.S. data on police-related injuries
Reuters, July 25, 2016

Social environment may influence drug, alcohol abuse
The Times of India, June 27, 2016

Police To Increase DUI Checkpoints Throughout Jacksonville 
WJCT News, June 3, 2016

Letter: Legislature must act to reduce gun violence
The State Journal-Register, May 28, 2016

Grant for Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office will turn into big boost in DUI enforcement
The Daily Record, May 27, 2016

Colorado's mellow experience on legal pot
Chicago Tribune, May 18, 2016

3 decades later, a mixed legacy for 'Just Say No'
U.S. News & World Report, March 8, 2016

Human cost rises as old bridges, dams and roads go unrepaired
New York Times, November 5, 2015

Gun legislation
Belleville News - Democrat, October 15, 2015

York election issues, gun controls
Daily Press, September 27, 2015

Nashville 'gun' terror carries message for America
CNN, August 6, 2015

No Pot Luck for Teens
CSR Wire, August 5, 2015

Council firearms tax and reporting proposals come under fire, but final action set next Monday
Seattle PI, August 5, 2015

Adults who allow underage drinking can be charged in NC
WRAL.com, July 24, 2015

US study shows economic benefits of cutting drink driving deaths
European Transport Safety Council, June 23, 2015

Yakima Drivers Volunteer For Drug And Alcohol Use Survey
NBC Right Now, June 19, 2015

Underage Drinking Drops 6.1% Over 11-Year Period
American Live Wire, June 17, 2015

Roadside driver survey coming to Yakima
KIMATV.com, June 17, 2015

Statistics Show Underage [Binge] Drinking Still on the Decline
Pioneer News, June 16, 2015

Underage Drinking Plummeted Over The Years, Study Finds
Daily Times Gazette, June 16, 2015

Underage Drinking Declining: Drops 6% In 11 Years
HNGN, June 15, 2015

Party All Night? Underage Drinking Decline in Number, Government Study Says
iSchoolGuide, June 12, 2015

Underage drinking, binge boozing by minors is on the decline
USA Today, June 11, 2015

Underage And Binge Drinking Rates are Falling in the U.S., So Perhaps Teens Are More Responsible Than We Thought
Bustle, June 11, 2015

County roadside surveys will measure drug and alcohol trends
The Northern Light, June 10, 2015

NIH Funds $177,147 Study to Reduce ‘Intimate Partner Violence’ Among Youth in South Africa
CNSNews.com, June 9, 2015

In Snohomish County this weekend: Roadside survey of driver drug and alcohol use
My Edmonds News, June 9, 2015

SAFE Coalition aims to curb underage drinking
Desert Dispatch, June 8, 2015

Roadside survey crews in Kitsap this weekend
Kitsap Sun, June 5, 2015

High school kids may drink less where rules for adults are stricter
Business Insider, June 1, 2015

Roadside survey of driver drug and alcohol use will be back in King County this weekend
Redmond Reporter, June 1, 2015

Transportation options key to making roads safer
The Denver Post, May 31, 2015

When alcohol-related car crashes drop, economy benefits
Duluth News Tribune, May 25, 2015

The cost of underage drinking in Wisconsin is significant
The Cambridge New & The Independent, May 18, 2015

Home Visits By Nurses For First-Time Mothers Help Reduce Government Costs
Kaiser Health News, May 12, 2015

The bottom line on underage drinking
The Citizen, May 11, 2015

Surveys help substance-abuse prevention efforts
Las Cruces Sun-News, May 10, 2015

Speaker raises awareness on alcohol abuse
The Egalitarian, May 8, 2015

Reducing alcohol-related car crashes may help economy
Reuters, May 1, 2015

What Does Gun Violence Really Cost?
Providence Journal, May 18, 2015
Mother Jones, May/June, 2015
Peabody Patch, April 22, 2015
Daily News, April 17, 2015
The Telegraph, April 17, 2015
Vox, April 16, 2015

Expert says bill could help prevent underage drinking deaths
KSNV MyNews3.com, April 12, 2015

$199,080 NIH Grant for ‘Peer Advocates’ for Rural LGBT People
CNSNews.com, April 2, 2015

Study shows not all states have the same underage drinking laws
WAAY ABC 31, March 25, 2015

Identifying how drinking contexts and youth characteristics change over time
Medical press, March 17, 2015

Way To Serve® Español launches in New Mexico
UNM Newsroom, March 5, 2015

Too much, not enough? Comment period to close on FMCSA insurance minimums
FleetOwner, February 24, 2015

Community Pharmacists’ Role in HIV Prevention, Testing and Care
HealthNewsDigest.com, February 4, 2015

Study: New Year's Eve and DUIs
Myhighplains.com, December 31, 2014

Why Police Aren’t Catching Drunk Drivers
Time, December 31, 2014

Officials warn against toking and driving
The Northern Light, December 17, 2014

Enforcement of Drunk Driving Laws Makes Roads Safer, Study Finds
Philly.com, December 16, 2014

Traffic stops and DUI arrests linked most closely to lower drinking and driving
Medical Press, December 16, 2014

Drivers impaired by alcohol, pot focus of increased patrols
Union-Bulletin.com, December 13, 2014

Survey: More than 40 percent of those who smoked pot in last year drove within two hours
Peninsula Daily News, December 12, 2014

Dismantle the drinking infrastructure
Delaware Online, December 10, 2014

Kirkland police to increase DUI patrols during the holidays
Kirkland Reporter, December 9, 2014

Marijuana survey has some eye-opening responses
Yakima Herald Republic, December 9, 2014

Should insurance requirements go up? FMCSA asks the questions
LandLinemag.com, November 26, 2014

Why Schools Can't Teach Sex Ed
Time, November 18, 2014
US National Library of Medicine

Head Trauma in Abused Kids Can Have Lifelong Impact
HCP Live, November 18, 2014
MPR, November 18, 2014
U.S. News & World Report, November 17, 2014

The Effects Underage Drinking Laws have on Underage Drinking Driver Fatal Crashes
ABC-10, November 17, 2014
Telemundo-XHAS-TV, November 17, 2014
Univision-KBNT, November 17, 2014
KUSI, November 17, 2014

Server training, enforcement reduces drunk driving
Seaside Courier, November 4, 2014

Highway Guardrail Design Change Saved $2—At What Cost To Safety?
The Car Connection, October 13, 2014

Pot Studies Suggest Regular Use is Bad for Teen Brains
USA Today, August 9, 2014

NHTSA National Roadside Survey 2014
Drivers get $60 for giving saliva, blood samples in survey, June 9, 2014
Researchers Randomly Test Volunteers For Impaired Driving, June 6, 2014
Get paid to pull over for ‘voluntary’ DUI stops?, June 5, 2014

The Economic Risks Of Guns: Insurers And Government Shoulder The Burden
Leader’s Edge, April 14, 2014

NHTSA National Roadside Survey 2013
DNA samples taken at police checkpoint ‘gross abuse of power,’ say PA drivers, December 18, 2013

Firearm Insurance Proposals Languish as Critics Invoke Obamacare
Bloomberg Business Week, November 19, 2013

Drivers in Texas participated in saliva, blood roadblocks similar to Alabama screenings
AL.com, November 19, 2013

Utah Lawmakers hear proposals for, against lowering blood-alcohol driving limit
Think-Tank calls on Legislature to Drop Legal Limit to 0.05, October 18, 2013
Utah lawmakers are debating the state's alcohol laws, October 17, 2013
What You Need to Know About Utah Politics Today, October 17, 2013
Beer tax increase goes flat at Legislature, October 16, 2013
In our opinion: Reduce DUI limit, October 16, 2013
Debate over lowering blood-alcohol driving limit hits Utah's Capitol Hill, October 16, 2013
Debates on drinking flow at legislative meetings, October 15, 2013
Utah lawmakers hear pitch for alcohol tax increase, October 15, 2013
Utah lawmakers discuss proposal to raise beer tax, October 15, 2013
Lawmakers hear proposals for, against lowering blood-alcohol driving limit, October 15, 2013
Researcher Pitches Lawmakers on Lowering Legal Drinking Limit, October 15, 2013
What You Need to Know About Utah Politics Today, October 15, 2013
Utah nonprofit group attempts to change alcohol laws, October 14, 2013
Rod Arquette Show, October 14, 2013
Proposal to lower blood alcohol level could improve driving safety, researcher says, October 13, 2013

Group pushing to toughen DUI standard in Utah
The Herald-Dispatch, September 4, 2013

To Judge Sleep Aids, U.S. Looks at Drowsy Driving in the Morning
The New York Times, August 13, 2013

Mental Health Community Consortium
KHTS AM-1220, July 10, 2013

Do loose gun laws make economic sense?
Ahwatukee Foothills News, June 30, 2013

NHTSA National Roadside Survey 2013
Secretary of Law Enforcement releases report on controversial traffic stops, June 25, 2013
Blood, spit and cops: Nationwide drug roadblocks raise eyebrows, June 19, 2013
Roadblock surveys raise concerns, June 13, 2013
Drivers Paid For Their DNA, Swab Sample at Checkpoint In Alabama, June 12, 2013
Survey company: No DNA taken in St. Clair Co. traffic stops, June 12, 2013
OUR VIEW: Roadblocks were way off key, June 12, 2013
Researcher says roadside studies went well in Alabama, despite reaction, June 12, 2013
Alabama drivers paid for participating in DUI testing - regardless of blood alcohol level, June 11, 2013
Collection of blood samples at roadblocks alarms Alabamans, June 11, 2013
Cops Collect DNA, Blood at Alabama Roadblocks – Just for Research, June 11, 2013

World consumers love wine also for its health benefits
Teatro Naturale International, June 4, 2013

NTSB: Get tougher on drunken driving
The Washington Post, May 14, 2013

States Urged to Cut Limit on Alcohol for Drivers
The New York Times, May 14, 2013

Underage drinking busts not uncommon
TimesFreePress.com, May 13, 2013

Safety First Means Sober Driving
daily RX, April 25, 2013

Feinberg begins evaluating how to compensate Boston Marathon victims
ABA Journal, April 24, 2013

For Wounded, Daunting Cost; for Aid Fund, Tough Decisions
The New York Times, April 22, 2013

Studies debunk need for Zion Curtain to hide Utah bartenders
The Salt Lake Tribune, April 16, 2013

Drunken-driving arrests becoming rare in Boston
The Boston Globe, April 7, 2013

Inaction on Gun Safety: Unacceptable and Unaffordable
Huffington Post, April 5, 2013

Gun Control
Gun violence annual cost: $12 billion, March 5, 2013
Despite studies, researchers hold off on gun control, March 4, 2013
Gunshot wounds drive up government health care costs, March 4, 2013
Socialize Costs, Privatize Profits, March 1, 2013

Limiting Access to Alcohol Reduces Violence
HealthCanal.com, March 3, 2013

Lawmakers propose liability insurance for U.S. gun owners
Reuters, February 6, 2013

N.J. school drug-abuse prevention group in conflict with national D.A.R.E. program
Philly.com, January 7, 2013

The Cost of Gun Violence
Sorry Rush, Gun Violence Is a Health Care Issue , January 18, 2013
How Guns And Violence Cost Every American $564 In 2010, January 14, 2013

The Cost of Gun Violence
The Human Cost of Each Gun is $644, December 22, 2012
Shootings Costing U.S. $174 Billion Show Burden of Gun Violence, December 21, 2012

For Mothers at Risk, Someone to Lean On
The New York Times, December 15, 2012

Percentage of Drivers Under the Influence of a Drug in California is Similar to the Proportion who Recorded some Alcohol
Many more California drivers drugged than drunk, November 20, 2012
7% of California Drivers Test Positive for Marijuana, but Are They Impaired?, November 20, 2012

College Drinking Prevention Symposium
Health dept. to hold college drinking prevention forum, October 8, 2012

The Cost of a Murder
DelawareOnline, August 12, 2012

DPS urges DWI offenders to use device for driving
The Sleepy Eye Herald Dispatch, July 11, 2012Reduced Teen Drinking and Driving
Hazardous Drinking and Driving Behaviors Among Teens Reduced by State-Level Laws, June 18, 2012

How colourful cigarette packets are snaring out children
Liverpool ECHO.co.uk, May 25, 2012

Our VIEW: Increasing liquor licenses
Standard-Examiner, May 24, 2012

Harvard LSD Research Draws National Attention
The Harvard Crimson, May 21, 2012

Competing Issues Tangle Utah's Liquor Permit Bottleneck
The Salt Lake Tribune, May 18, 2012

Male College Students Believe Taking Performance-Enhancing Drugs for Sports Is More Unethical Than Using Stimulants to Improve Grades
American Psycological Association, May 8, 2012

Sexual assault costly, both emotionally and economically, new University of Iowa report says
The Gazette, April 26, 2012

Speaking the blunt truth about marijuana
Brattleboro Reformer, April 23, 2012

Recovering Addicts Get by With Help from Friends
care2, April 16, 2012

Federally-funded effort takes aim at underage drinking
U~T San Diego, April 9, 2012

Drinking and Drunk-Driving Crashes Increase in Women
Women having more drunken-driving crashes, April 3, 2012
Teenage Girl Drivers: No Longer the Safer Bet?, April 3, 2012

Brookfield East hosts March 28 program on body and brain potential
BrookfieldNOW, March 26, 2012

800,000 Lives Saved by Anti-smoking Efforts
Rice-MD Anderson study: anti-smoking efforts have saved 800,000 lives, March 15, 2012
U.S. Tobacco-Control Efforts Prevented Nearly 800,000 Lung Cancer Deaths Between 1975 and 2000, March 14, 2012

Study Shows Farm Hazards a Serious Threat to Kids
Farm children at dramatically higher risk of death, injury, study says, March 12, 2012
Farm Hazards a Serious Threat to Kids, Study Finds, March 12, 2012
Life on a Farm Dangerous for Kids, Teens, March 12, 2012
Child injuries on U.S. farms cost $1.4 billion a year, March 12, 2012

Parenting in Progress: Underage Drinking is Not OK
NewarkPatch, March 7, 2012

Congress Asked to Hold Oversight Hearings to Review Possibly Politicized EPA Grants
The National Center for Public Policy Research, February 22, 2012

Neighborhood bar density linked to intimate partner violence-related visits to emergency department
EurekAlert, February 15, 2012

Stopping deadly abuse of household products
Homer Tribune, February 1, 2012

Nelson: A sober look at drinking survey
Omaha.com, January 13, 2012

The Cost of Underage Drinking in California
Underage Drinking Costs CA Billions: Study, January 15, 2012
Underage Drinking Take a Toll on Californians, January 11, 2012
Binge And Underage Drinking Initiative Launched In County, January 9, 2012
Report: Californians Spent $6.8B on Underage Drinking in 2010, January 7, 2012