New article on veterans and military drug policies

Maxwell LogoSociology Professors Andrew London and Janet Wilmoth are co-authors of “The Effects of the Military’s Antidrug Policies over the Life Course: The Case of Past-Year Hallucinogen Use,” published in a special issue of Substance Use and Misuse entitled “Drugs, Wars, Military Personnel, and Veterans.” They conclude that: “Service in today’s armed forces acts as a turning point that, overall, leads to a lasting, lifelong reduction in hallucinogen use among veterans. Whether such long-term effects were intended or not, the military’s antidrug policies and mandatory drug screening program serves as a model that warrants more detailed analysis.”