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4 Feb 2021

Brussels proposes mandatory health warnings on alcohol by 2023

The European Commission Wednesday proposed introducing mandatory health warnings for alcoholic drinks by the end of 2023, as part of its Beating Cancer plan.


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The UK’s outdated gambling laws are set for a wide-ranging review that will consider advertising bans and stake limits to cope with the rapid changes that online betting has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

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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