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  • 2002

    CASAColumbia’s Susan E. Foster testifies: International Narcotics

    CASAColumbia’s Susan E. Foster testifies before the U.S. Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control on Enforcing America’s Drug Laws: Is Small Town America Adequately Prepared for the Challenge?

  • 2005

    Prescription drugs report

    Under the Counter: The Diversion and Abuse of Controlled Prescription Drugs in the U.S. report released, which exposes the sharp increase in prescription drug misuse and easy access to prescription drugs online.

    CASAColumbia testifies: Investigations on prescription drugs

    Califano testifies before the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations on the Diversion and Abuse of Controlled Prescription Drugs in the United States.

  • 2006

    Women under the Influence

    The Johns Hopkins University Press publishes Women under the Influence—the first comprehensive book about women and addiction.

  • 2007

    Internet Drug Trafficking

    Califano testifies before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on “Rogue Online Pharmacies: The Growing Problem of Internet Drug Trafficking” stemming from CASAColumbia’s You’ve Got Drugs! public policy report.

    High Society published

    Public Affairs Press publishes Califano’s book, High Society: How Substance Abuse Ravages America and What to Do About It, based on CASAColumbia research.

  • 2009

    CASAColumbia Testifies

    Release of Shoveling Up II: The Impact of Substance Abuse on Federal, State and Local Budgets, which reveals 96 cents of every federal and state taxpayer dollar spent on addiction pays for health care, crime and social consequences—and only 2 cents goes to prevent and treat the disease.

    President Barack Obama proclaims Family Day

    President Barack Obama, all 50 U.S. governors and more than 1,000 mayors and county executives proclaim and support Family Day.

  • 2011

    Release of Adolescent Substance Use

    Release of Adolescent Substance Use: America’s #1 Public Health Problem, which declares teen smoking, drinking, misusing prescription drugs and using illegal drugs a public health problem of epidemic proportions.

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