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And the winner of the 2024 Impact Prize is…

The SSA is pleased to present Dr Sharon Cox as the winner of this year’s Impact Prize, in recognition of her work to address health inequalities in smoking cessation interventions.

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The Society owns two academic journals – Addiction and Addiction Biology – and invests its journal income back into the sector to support people, projects, and research in addiction science.

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