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25 May 2022

World Health Assembly to discuss the alcohol action plan

Seventy- fifth World Health Assembly to discuss the alcohol action plan to effectively implement the global strategy to reduce the harmful use of alcohol as a public health priority.


19 May 2022

Finland, THL: Finns drank less alcohol during 2021

Overall alcohol consumption in Finland fell by 3 percent last year compared to 2020, according to a report published on Thursday by public health authority THL.


16 May 2022

Finland: Effects of the amendments to the Alcohol Act 2018 described

In 2018, a new Alcohol Act came into force in Finland. In terms of the expected impact on alcohol consumption, the introduction of stronger beers and long drinks in grocery stores marked the most significant change.


9 May 2022

Sweden: Effects of cannabis use studied in new doctoral thesis

Cannabis use is associated with an increased risk of other illicit drug use as well as of anxiety and depression – at least among those who have used cannabis during the 2000s, according to a new doctoral thesis from Karolinska Institutet.

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 journal.

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