Tag Archives: harm reduction

The pros and cons of prohibiting drugs

From Australian & New Zealand Journal of Criminology In September 2012, a group known as Australia 21 called for a rethink on the prohibition against illegal drugs. Calls of this sort do not normally excite much media interest, but this call … Continue reading

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Time to stub out misguided e-cigarette regulation

Achieving appropriate regulations for electronic cigarettes From Therapeutic Advances in Chronic Disease Smokers are increasingly turning to electronic cigarettes as a means to reduce the health impacts of their addiction. But legislators around the world are far from unified in … Continue reading

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A simple 10 step approach to reducing the harms of alcohol

Doing it by numbers: A simple approach to reducing the harms of alcohol From Journal of Psychopharmacology Much the same way individuals are encouraged to know their blood pressure and cholesterol numbers to maintain a healthy lifestyle, a new editorial … Continue reading

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