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New Psychoactive Substance use among vulnerable groups in Scotland: publication of new research findings

Published: Thursday, 12 January 2017 12:42

New Psychoactive Substance use among vulnerable groups in Scotland: publication of new research findings The Scottish Government commissioned SDF to carry out research in collaboration with the University of Glasgow on...

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The impacts on children of moderate parental alcohol consumption

Published: Thursday, 05 January 2017 10:48

A welcomed response from Wayne Gault, ADP, to the impacts on children of moderate parental alcohol consumption. The Alcohol and Families Alliance together with the Institute of Alcohol Studies and Alcohol...

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Nearly 500 arrested since Psycoactive Substances Act came into force 6 months ago

Published: Thursday, 05 January 2017 10:40

Source: https://www.gov.uk/ (Released Dec 26th 2016) The first offenders have been jailed under the new powers, which were introduced to tackle the menace of so-called legal highs – with more cases...

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Latest news relating to alcohol and drug policy in Scotland

Published: Wednesday, 09 November 2016 14:02

NHS Health Scotland have updated all ABI resources to adhere to the new UK CMO Alcohol Guidelines, along with some new evidence and statistics, but no changes to existing alcohol...

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Orkney Alcohol and Drugs Partnership