Michele Simon

Director of Research and Policy, Marin Institute

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Public health lawyer and Director of Research and Policy for the Marin Institute, and co-author of its report, The Annual Catastrophe of Alcohol in California

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One person dies every hour in this state from alcohol use. The total economic cost is $38 billion.

Alcohol and Foreclosures in California

One person dies every hour in this state from alcohol use. The total economic cost is $38 billion.

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