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Avoid the 14: Advances in Countywide DUI Enforcement
November 5, 2009DUI Prevention Summit
City of Thousand Oaks: Medicine and Needle (Sharps) Disposal
WebsiteCity of Thousand Oaks’ residents can now safely and confidentially dispose of expired or unwanted pharmaceuticals. A Medicine Collection Drop-Box is located at the City of Thousand Oaks’ Police Department and is available during normal business hours.
Issue Briefing: Alcohol Retail Outlet Density Affects Neighborhood Crime and Violence
September 2008This Issue Briefing presents some of the questions and answers about the relationship between alcohol outlets and violence, the implications of this relationship for Ventura County, and strategies that Ventura County can use to address the problem.
Issue Briefing: Public Convenience or Necessity: The Power of Local Municipalities to Control Alcohol Outlet Density
June 2005Communities are at risk of becoming over saturated with bars, liquor stores and other locations where alcohol can be purchased. If reasonable limits are not imposed, such conditions can threaten public health and safety and reduce the quality of life in surrounding neighborhoods. This Issue Briefing details the problems associated with high alcohol-outlet density and the power of local municipalities to mitigate them by adopting stronger prevention policies.
Issue Briefing: Ventura County Social Host Ordinance Impact Evaluation: Phase 1 Findings
December 2009In 2004, Ventura County was one of 13 counties in California elected for a three year State Incentive Grant based on the ability to effectively plan and use science-based, environmental strategies to attain measurable outcomes related to binge drinking prevention. A significant accomplishment was the passage and implementation of a Countywide Social Host Ordinance within each of the 10 municipalities comprising Ventura County.