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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.
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.
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.
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.