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Cannabis harm to teenagers’ brains ‘overstated’, finds study

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/cannabis-marijuana-legalisation-harm-brain-intelligence-development-mental-health-a8311126.html Click on the link above to read the article.

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  19 April 2018

‘Higher crime’ in areas where alcohol is most available, says study

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-43809952 Crime rates were highest in areas where there are a large number of pubs, clubs and shops selling alcohol, according to a new […]

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  19 April 2018

Call for Drinking Guidelines to be revised

http://alcoholireland.ie/alcohol-action-ireland-calls-irelands-drinking-guidelines-revised/ Alcohol Action Ireland’s call to revise the current drinking guidelines in Ireland…click on the link above to read the article.

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  13 April 2018

The Lancet: Risk thresholds for alcohol consumption.

http://www.thelancet.com/pdfs/journals/lancet/PIIS0140-6736(18)30134-X.pdf Low-risk limits recommended for alcohol consumption vary substantially across different national guidelines. To define thresholds associated with lowest risk for all-cause mortality and […]

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  13 April 2018

Ireland’s death rate from drugs is three times the European average

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  11 April 2018

Five-ways-to-drink-less-without-missing-out

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2018/mar/16/losing-the-booze-five-ways-to-drink-less-without-missing-out Click on the link above to find out how to enjoy yourself by drinking less.

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  9 April 2018

IMO calls for alcohol screening pregnant women

https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/ireland/imo-calls-for-alcohol-screening-for-pregnant-women-836397.html Click on the link above to read the full article.

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  9 April 2018

Doctors in France have issued a stern warning to wine drinkers

https://www.thelocal.fr/20180305/wine-just-as-dangerous-as-other-alcohols-say-french-doctors/amp?__twitter_impression=true As the row over whether the quintessentially French tipple should be treated as a health risk or a national treasure…..click on the link […]

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  5 April 2018

Alcohol, now you’re a parent

https://www.alcoholconcern.org.uk/blog/alcohol-now-youre-a-parent There’s so much confusing information around alcohol, pregnancy and children, that parents can find it difficult to know what to do for the […]

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  5 April 2018

Impact of alcohol and illicit drug use on the burden of disease and injury in Australia: Australian Burden of Disease Study 2011

https://www.aihw.gov.au/reports/burden-of-disease/impact-alcohol-illicit-drug-use-on-burden-disease/contents/table-of-contents Click on the link to read the report.

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  29 March 2018

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