This editorial in the Canadian Medical Association Journal worries that drinking rates for adolescent girls have equalled those of boys and warns that this might be a result of the alcohol industry targetting young girls.
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This Thematic paper by the EMCDDA looks at whether prevention programmes that have been developed in the US and Canada could be successfully implemented in Europe.
Discussion of best practice in alcohol harm reduction policy.
This comprehensive analysis of international research asks whether ADHD medications are in any way to blame for future substance abuse, finding that children with ADHD taking the medications are on average at no greater risk of this later in life than those not on medication.
This British Medical Journal issue covers recent research on tobacco policy. Countries include Uruguay, Spain, Mexico, Republic of Korea, Ireland, France, Norway, Belgium, USA, UK, Australia, Germany, New Zealand, Canada, Australia and The Netherlands
This longitudinal cohort survey investigate the links between health warning labels (WLs) on cigarette packets and relapse among recently quit smokers.
Design Prospective .
Setting Australia, Canada, the UK and the USA.
The Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA) released a comprehensive 10-year, pan-Canadian strategy to address the devastating harms associated with prescription drugs in Canada.
First Do No Harm: Responding to Canada’s Prescription Drug Crisis' is a strategy highlighting the action required to address the devastating harms associated with prescription drugs in Canada in the areas of prevention, education, treatment, monitoring and surveillance, and enforcement.
This research explored the relationships between individual factors, school tobacco policy, and adolescent smoking behaviour
This study investigated the influence of school tobacco policies, and other school and community factors, on adolescent smoking.