Model Laws

The commission’s 44 model laws & policies, adopted by NAMSDL, offer a comprehensive continuum of responses & services to fully address alcohol, tobacco and other substance abuse problems. Tough sanctions punish those persons who refuse to abide by the law. Equally important, the sanctions are designed to be constructive, promote prevention and attempt to leverage alcohol and other substance abusers into treatment. The 44 legislative remedies are in a final report, comprising five volumes: