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Roundup of #AddictionNews: Gambling costs England’s economy £1.3bn a year; Gambling education programme launched in NI & changes to alcohol licensing law; French govt to establish drug consumption rooms; Australia bans nicotine vape imports https://buff.ly/379pYaX @AddictionJrnl

The SSA’s Rob Calder gives 7 reasons to go to this year’s SSA conference.... https://www.addiction-ssa.org/7-reasons-to-go-to-the-conference/

Boom in home-delivered alcohol opens the door to underage drinking https://phys.org/news/2021-10-boom-home-delivered-alcohol-door-underage.html via @physorg_com

University of Stirling researchers are leading a new research project aiming to create a better informed, more balanced and compassionate national conversation around alcohol harm https://buff.ly/2YP2Cci @StirUni @NiamhCreate

Research Article (OA) - 'Comparing #Cannabis Use Disorder in the General Population with Cannabis Treatment Seekers Using Multi-Source National Datasets: Who Receives #Treatment?' | European Addiction Research https://www.karger.com/Article/FullText/518648

Factors affecting primary care practitioners’ alcohol-related discussions with older adults: a qualitative study https://bjgp.org/content/71/711/e762

The Center for Forensic Science Research & Education (US) has published early-warning system reports for Q3 of2021 on: Synthetic Cannabinoids, NPS stimulants & hallucinogens, NPS opioids and NPS benzodiazepines.https://buff.ly/2V7b1Dw

Did you know liver disease is the fifth largest cause of death in the UK & 70% of liver cirrhosis is a consequence of alcohol?#livercancerawarenessmonth

Read @SHAAPALCOHOL's report on 'Alcohol-related Liver Disease: Guidance for Good Practice'👇
https://shaap.org.uk/downloads/41-ald-report-v2018-pdf/viewdocument/41.html