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29 Dec 2020

‘Notable’ fall in Scotland’s alcohol death rate

The number of deaths caused by alcohol misuse in Scotland fell by 10% last year, according to new statistics.


9 Dec 2020

UK gambling laws set for wide-ranging review

The UK’s outdated gambling laws are set for a wide-ranging review that will consider advertising bans and stake limits to cope with the rapid changes that online betting has brought to the sector.


9 Dec 2020

Recreational cannabis supply approved by voters in four US states but rejected in New Zealand

On 3 November 2020, in tandem with the US presidential election, the four states of Arizona, Montana, New Jersey and South Dakota voted on and approved proposals to introduce systems of home and retail supply of cannabis for recreational use for over-21s


9 Dec 2020

WHO launches year-long campaign to help 100 million people quit tobacco

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to millions of tobacco users saying they want to quit. The campaign will support at least 100 million people as they try to give up tobacco through communities of quitters.

Research blog

Nordic Studies on Alcohol and Drugs

Nordic Studies on Alcohol and Drugs (NAD) is a peer-reviewed journal for social science research into alcohol and drugs as well as other substances and behaviours, such as gambling, gaming, eating, and smoking. Here you will find short summaries of the articles published in the jounal.

NAD 4/2020 (August)

This issue includes the following themes

Successes and failures in drug treatment from a European perspective, follow-ups of treatment interventions in Norway and Sweden, and the we [...]

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