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United Nations reschedules cannabis
On Wednesday 2 December 2020, the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs voted to remove...
Created On: 03 December 2020   (Last updated: 03 December 2020)
News Research
World AIDS Day 2020
Tuesday 1 December is World AIDS day 2020. An estimated 35 million people have...
Created On: 01 December 2020   (Last updated: 08 December 2020)
Events News
Annual Conference 2021: Call for symposia and Fred Yates Prize nominations
Annual Conference 2021: Call for symposia Open now for submissions focusing on new developments...
Created On: 25 November 2020   (Last updated: 25 November 2020)
Addiction News 16 November 2020
The last couple of weeks have been big for Addiction News. Alongside the US...
Created On: 16 November 2020   (Last updated: 16 November 2020)
Kazakhstan introduces tobacco labelling regulations
Kazakhstan has introduced mandatory labelling for tobacco products to ensure market transparency and prevent...
Created On: 10 November 2020   (Last updated: 17 November 2020)
Iran launches 5-year tobacco control policy
The head of the National Secretariat of Tobacco Control in Iran, Behsad Valisadeh, has...
Created On: 16 October 2020   (Last updated: 16 October 2020)
World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) adds recreational drugs to banned substances list
In August 2020, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announced that it would no longer...
Created On: 14 October 2020   (Last updated: 14 October 2020)
Australia to permit prescription e-cigarettes in 2021
The Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has announced that, from June 2021, vaping products...
Created On: 12 October 2020   (Last updated: 12 October 2020)
Opioid use in India five times higher than in 2004
The World Drug Report published by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime...
Created On: 12 October 2020   (Last updated: 12 October 2020)
News Researchers
Professor Malcolm Lader OBE, 1936-2020
Professor Malcolm Lader OBE died on 7 August 2020 following a short illness. Professor...
Created On: 25 September 2020   (Last updated: 07 October 2020)