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The Results of the WHO-UNODC Substance Use Disorder Treatment Facility Survey in Serbia

In collaboration with the Ministry of Health of the Government of Serbia, UNODC supported the implementation of the UNODC/WHO substance use disorder treatment facility survey to map existing treatment capacity. The results of the survey serve national policy makers to enhance the availability and quality of services across the country. This is the first global pilot of the UNODC/WHO survey tool and the first in the country with such an implementation methodology and such an

Effectiveness of Government Anti-Smoking Policy on Non-Smoking Youth in Korea

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Kwak J, Jeong H, Chun S, et al Effectiveness of Government Anti-Smoking Policy on Non-Smoking Youth in Korea: A 4-year Trend Analysis of National Survey Data BMJ Open 2017;7:e013984. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-013984
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Objectives: Since the Health Promotion Act was introduced in Korea in 1995, anti-smoking policies and regulations have undergone numerous revisions, and non-smoking areas have gradually been expanded. The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of a partial legislative ban on adolescent exposure to second-hand smoke using objective urinary cotinine levels in a nationwide representative sample.