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Provision for delivery and funding of the Irish Medicinal Cannabis Access Programme announced (via @thejournal_ie)

COVID-19 and people who use drugs; Seizing opportunity in times of chaos.. in press International Journal of Drug Policy

Join ISAM Neuroscience Interest Group @IsamNig for their "In-Love with Addiction Neuroscience" talk with Dr. Silvia Cruz of @cinvestav @issupnet 11/02/21 10.30 am to 12 pm (Eastern time) host @baldacchinoa , ISAM president @ISAMAddiction Register at

From @DrugAlcFindings – What if the therapist works for the jailer? - the dilemma for alcohol treatment staff (seen as) working for authorities controlling or punishing the ‘client’ or deciding on removing their children.

Northern Ireland Health officials raiseg concerns about drinking in lockdown, warning that any increase in alcohol consumption can lead to accidents around the home as well as having a negative impact on others.

New on website: The second session of the SSA PhD Symposium 2020 focused on two important branches of addiction studies: #alcohol consumption and #opioids. Read the write-up here

More Addiction News: Ireland restrict alcohol sales; Zimbabwe ban alcohol sales; India tobacco control laws;US young people vaping stays high;Singapore smoking age up to 21;UAE Penal cases dismissed if addiction treatment taken;Cigarette price⬆️Morocco

Fully funded PhD studentship with @SubMisuseGcu @SimonCHunter
- Young #men, #alcohol & #loneliness . Closing date 22 Feb Details & apply here #phdchat #ecrchat #gender