Jamaica to update national drug policy

From the Jamaica Observer, Monday 20th June, 2022 KINGSTON, Jamaica — National Security Minister, Dr Horace Chang, says the Government is taking the necessary steps to implement an updated National Policy and Plan of Action for Drug Control. “This updated National Drug Plan will provide the framework for all counter drug activities. These include institutional strengthening, demand and supply reduction, international cooperation and overall control measures,” Chang outlined. He was speaking at the recent two-day

Upcoming Side Event to the CND: "Drug Endangered Children: Identification and Program Success Stories"

Created by
Drug Free America Foundation, National Alliance for Drug Endangered Youth, Turkish Green Crescent Society, and World Federation Against Drugs

Around the globe there are children at risk because they live in homes where a parent or other adult misuses drugs or alcohol. Identifying at risk youth requires cultural knowledge, understanding, awareness, and empathy.

Drugs Research Network Scotland Annual Conference 2022

Online, United Kingdom,

Complex lives and complex systems: Untangling the complexity through drugs research

Through a series of keynote presentations, shorter “Research Bites” presentations, networking opportunities, and a panel discussion, the DRNS 2022 conference will encourage delegates to expand their understanding of the wide-ranging complexities affecting the field of drug use and consider the research being done to address them.

Alcohol and illicit drug use among young people living with HIV compared to their uninfected peers from the Kenyan coast: prevalence and risk indicators

Moses K. Nyongesa, Paul Mwangi, Michael Kinuthia, Amin S. Hassan, Hans M. Koot, Pim Cuijpers, Charles R. J. C. Newton & Amina Abubakar
Publication Date

There is a scarcity of research on drug use patterns among HIV-positive young individuals in Sub-Saharan Africa (YLWH). To fill the gap, the following was set out:

International Confederation of ATOD Research Associations


ICARA is the International Confederation of Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drug (ATOD) Research Associations. It is an umbrella organisation for research societies across the globe concerned about alcohol, tobacco, other drugs and behavioural addictions.

INL's Webinar Week-Drug Sales Over the Internet


The U.S. Department of State's Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) presents the third annual event on partnering with the private sector to address the world drug problem.

The private sector can play a major role in preventing and combating the manufacture, diversion, sale, and misuse of drugs and precursors by mobilizing its unique resources, technologies, and expertise.

Registration opens for European Drugs Winter and Summer Schools 2022

The EMCDDA and the University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL) are pleased to open registration for two upcoming joint events in 2022: the European Drugs Winter School (EDWS) and the European Drugs Summer School (EDSS) The two-week online Winter School (14th to 25th of February 2022) prepares professionals and students to meet the complex policy challenges that face Europe and the World in the field of drugs. Teaching staff includes scientific experts from the European Monitoring

NordAN conference 2021

Vilnius, Lithuania,

The NordAN Conference and General Assembly meeting will be held in Vilnius, Lithuania on November 19-20, 2021. In case the COVID situation doesn´t allow a physical gathering, the meetings will move online.

23rd International Council on Alcohol, Drugs and Traffic Safety (ICADTS) Conference

Rotterdam, Netherlands,

The  International Council on Alcohol, Drugs and Traffic Safety (ICADTS) Conferencebrings together delegates from the areas of public health and safety, traffic, and transport psychology, public health, law, medicine, economics, law enforcement, public policy, education, pharmacology, toxicology, forensic science, human factors, and alcohol intervention and rehabilitation.