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Jab for heroin addiction could offer hope to 10m
Heroin addiction and the misery it inflicts could soon be a thing of the past – thanks to a simple injection.
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Minimum pricing: Drinks industry ‘distorted evidence’
The alcohol industry has been accused of distorting evidence in an attempt to influence the Scottish government over its minimum pricing policy.
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Developing integrated approaches to domestic violence and substance misuse
This is the final report of DrugScope/LDAN’s Domestic Violence project, which ran for four years and was funded by London Councils, and which focused on the development of a cross-sectoral network bringing together domestic violence and drug and alcohol services. The report presents the key learning from the project.
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Should the world welcome the electronic cigarette?
SOME inventions are so simple, you have to wonder why no one has come up with them before. One such is the electronic cigarette. Smoking tobacco is the most dangerous voluntary activity in the world. More than 5m people die every year of the consequences. That is one death in ten.
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‘Independent’ alcohol strategy released by coalition of health bodies
An “independent” alcohol strategy has been released by a coalition of over 70 health organisations from across the UK, led by the University of Stirling.
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Club Drugs: Emerging Trends and Risks
Club drugs can seriously harm the physical and mental health of those who use them… though only a small number of people need treatment for club drugs, the figure is creeping upwards.
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Parents with Drug Problems: How Treatment Helps Families
Not all parents with drug problems cause harm to their children, but substance misuse can reduce their ability to provide practical and emotional care. It can have serious consequences for children, including neglect, educational problems, emotional difficulties, abuse, and the possibility of becoming drug and alcohol misusers themselves. It can also cause young people to become carers of addicted parent.
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Philip Morris To Introduce Lower-Risk Cigarettes By 2017
The company is developing three products that would be sold under existing brands such as Marlboro, and the most advanced is a cigarette that heats tobacco rather than burning it, Chief Operating Officer Andre Calantzopoulos said in a speech prepared for a meeting today with investors in Lausanne, Switzerland.
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RockNess drug death: Caution urged on ‘knee-jerk ban on legal high’
SCOTTISH drug campaigners have said policy makers should avoid a “knee jerk” reaction by banning the legal drug Benzo Fury, which is thought to have been involved in the death of a festival-goer at the weekend.
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Low-Alcohol Beer Sales on the Increase
Multiple benefits surrounding low alcohol drink shows positive change in attitudes to the often criticised side of alcohol.
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