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Heroin "shooting gallery" blocked by chief law officer
13Nov
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Heroin "shooting gallery" blocked by chief law officer

Plans for a heroin "shooting gallery" have been blocked by Scotland's top prosecutor. The opening of a clinic where addicts could bring in their own drugs to inject under strict medical supervision had been proposed. But Lord Advocate James Wolffe, QC, has ...

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Taskforce Member Sonita Morin Abrahams has been awarded the Order of Distinction by the government of Jamaica
26Oct
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Taskforce Member Sonita Morin Abrahams has been awarded the Order of Distinction by the government of Jamaica

Congratulations to one of our taskforce members, Sonita Morin Abrahams, the executive director of RISE Life Management Services. She has been awarded the Order of Distinction by the government of Jamaica on Heroes Day last Monday for 30 years of ...

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Taskforce Member Professor Guillermo FERNANDEZ DADAM Publishes New Digital Book
29Sep
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Taskforce Member Professor Guillermo FERNANDEZ DADAM Publishes New Digital Book

The digitized book was written by our taskforce member from Argentina, Professor Guillermo FERNANDEZ DADAM. It is dedicated to the therapeutic companions that round out his practice of 40 years working in complex pathologies like Addictions, Eating Disorders, Alcoholism, etc. Read More

Alcohol, Tobacco and Drug Consumption Rise Over Last Five Years
28Sep
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Alcohol, Tobacco and Drug Consumption Rise Over Last Five Years

According to the article, "Consumption of alcohol, tobacco and illegal psychoactive substances, mainly cannabis, have increased in the last five years in Portugal, according to a study by the Intervention Service for Addictive Behaviours and Dependencies (SICAD)." The ...

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