The Journal of Applied Research on Children is an open-access, peer-reviewed online journal uniquely focused on the needs of children through a holistic prism. Focused on interdisciplinary research that is linked to practical, evidenced-based policy solutions for children’s issues, JARC serves to inform legislative and policy decisions, as well as existing and innovative practice models. Furthermore, JARC aims to serve as a resource to child advocates and community stakeholders by providing case studies on how innovative research and data have been used effectively to influence local, state, or national policies. JARC focuses on timely child-related topics including—but not limited to—human trafficking, food insecurity, and the quality of public education.
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Current Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2 (2017) Youth at Risk: New and Emerging Issues related to Tobacco, Alcohol and Other Drug Use
Issue Editor's Point of View
Special Issue Introduction: Youth at Risk
MeLisa Creamer, Anna Wilkinson, Deanna Hoelscher, and Steven Kelder
A Comparison of Sociodemographic Correlates of Cigarette, Alcohol, and Energy Drink Consumption among High School Students in the United States, 2010-2015
Eun Me Cha, Nalini Ranjit, and Deanna M. Hoelscher
“If You Are Old Enough to Die for Your Country, You Should Be Able to Get a Pinch of Snuff”: Views of Tobacco 21 Among Appalachian Youth
Lindsay K. Tompkins, Clara G. Sears, Joy L. Hart, Kandi L. Walker, Alexander S. Lee, and Aruni Bhatnagar
Does Exposure and Receptivity to E-cigarette Advertisements Relate to E-cigarette and Conventional Cigarette Use Behaviors among Youth? Results from Wave 1 of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health Study
Nicole E. Nicksic PhD, MPH; L. Morgan Snell MPP; and Andrew J. Barnes PhD
Adolescent Marijuana Use and Co-Occurrence with Tobacco Use: Implications for Tobacco Regulation
Erika Trapl and Sarah J. Koopman Gonzalez
Marijuana and e-cigarette use in a US national sample of 8th and 10th grade never-smokers of conventional cigarettes
Olusegun Owotomo and Julie Maslowsky