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Implementing the European Action Plan on Alcohol

Despite efforts to reduce concerning levels of alcohol consumption in Europe through adopting the WHO European Action Plan on Alcohol (EAPA), the region continues to have the highest prevalence of drinkers, heavy episodic drinking, alcohol consumption per capita, and the lowest proportion of abstainers, compared with other regions around the world. Efforts to introduce policies that prevent and control non-communicable diseases are frequently hampered by trade agreements, conflicting economic interests, or the challenges of controlling

Drugs Research Network Scotland Conference

Glasgow, United Kingdom,

The second annual DRNS conference, supported by the Society for the Study of Addiction, will focus on the knowledge, skills and issues relevant to the future of drugs research in Scotland and the rest of the UK.

Tobacco Use in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Risks and Challenges

Citation
Siddiqi, Kamran. "Tobacco use in Sub-Saharan Africa: the risks and challenges." Nicotine & Tobacco Research (2019).
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In recent years, the tobacco pandemic’s magnitude and trajectory has shifted away from high-income countries to low- and middle-income countries and so have the tobacco industry’s marketing efforts and tactics.

Research suggests that Sub-Saharan Africa is expected to face the largest growth in tobacco use in the world.

Seminar Presentation: Ecological Momentary Assessment of Alcohol Use

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National Drug and Alcohol Research
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The majority of existing knowledge on patterns of alcohol consumption is based on retrospective-recall methodologies.

These are cost-efficient and convenient but are limited in their capacity to record data on the circumstances of alcohol consumption as they emerge in time and space.