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A short history of gambling laws and regulations
With a new government ‘white paper’ on the horizon, Natalie Davies and Rob Calder...
Created On: 25 May 2022   (Last updated: 25 May 2022)
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Addiction Lives: Paul Roman
In this occasional series in conjunction with the SSA’s journal Addiction, we record the views and personal...
Created On: 11 May 2022   (Last updated: 11 May 2022)
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Hepatitis C, injecting drug use, and the ‘syndemics’ framework
Everyone is now familiar with pandemics and epidemics, but what is a ‘syndemic’?
Created On: 06 May 2022   (Last updated: 06 May 2022)
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Understanding the health impacts of smoke-free prison policies
Dr Emily Tweed blogs for the SSA website about an evaluation of smoke-free prisons...
Created On: 25 April 2022   (Last updated: 26 April 2022)
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In the news: ‘Levelling up’ and substance use
The 2021 UK drug strategy incorporated references to the ‘levelling-up agenda’...
Created On: 14 April 2022   (Last updated: 14 April 2022)
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Stigmatising language, drugs, twitter and tea-breaks
Talking about language can involve having difficult conversations with yourself.
Created On: 31 March 2022   (Last updated: 07 April 2022)
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Human rights and drug use: an interview with Gabriele Fischer
The SSA interviews Professor Gabriele Fischer in advance of her Society Lecture at the...
Created On: 30 March 2022   (Last updated: 30 March 2022)
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Better quality care in England and Wales for people with FASD
The health advisory body for England and Wales has issued a long-awaited piece of...
Created On: 24 March 2022   (Last updated: 24 March 2022)
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In the news: ‘Poor safety’ found at Derbyshire women’s prison
A report from HM Inspectorate of Prisons revealed poor safety outcomes at HMP Foston...
Created On: 09 March 2022   (Last updated: 09 March 2022)
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SSA notes: The Lancet Commission and the North American opioid crisis
Stanford University and The Lancet teamed up to summarise the causes of...
Created On: 25 February 2022   (Last updated: 25 February 2022)
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