Policy

3rd European Chemsex Forum

Paris, France,

The 3rd European Chemsex Forum will be a 2½ day, multi-disciplinary event, in Paris, 14-16 November 2019.

Activities include an evening opening with keynote speeches on Thursday, the Data and Evidence Day on Friday, and the Community Mobilisation Day on Saturday.

Drug Policy, Diplomacy and Public Health

Geneva, Switzerland,

The 2016 United Nations General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) on the World Drug Problem set the tone for the drug policy reform debate but moving forward, many fear that this tone will be lost. In this 3-day course, we will explore questions such as:

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.

Review of Methamphetamine Use among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People

Published by
Snijder M, Kershaw S. (2019). Review of methamphetamine use among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin 19(3).
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Research suggests methamphetamine use is higher amongst Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders compared to non-Indigenous Australians.

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.

International Cannabis Toolkit Workshop 2019

Lisbon, Portugal,

The International Cannabis Toolkit Workshop 2019 will take place on 22nd October 2019 in Lisbon as a side event of the Lisbon Addictions conference (23rd – 25th October 2019).

Schools Can Help Every Student Succeed by Using Evidence-Based Programmes and Practices

Published by
Society for Prevention Research

There has been a call to teach young people social and emotional skills alongside the academic curriculum in schools. Schools are required to promote wellbeing and foster a safe and nourishing environment that caters to the broad range of needs of all students.