The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre at UNSW has marked its 30th anniversary with a report looking back at 30 years of drug and alcohol research in Australia.
In May, the federal government tabled Bill C-46, which would amend the Criminal Code for impaired driving offences. The proposed changes come on the eve of the government’s legalization of recreational cannabis use, and they include new “legal limit” drug offences, as well as mandatory alcohol screening.
It’s late afternoon and you receive a text message: “Friends coming for dinner. Please pick up wine.” You pull into the neighbourhood liquor store, pick up a bottle of your favourite wine and head home.
THE level of caffeine-laced with alcoholic drinks should be restricted by Scots law, a former health minister has claimed.
North Korea’s Ministry of People’s Security has been ramping up restrictions on the consumption and sale of alcohol at restaurants in Pyongyang.
ONTARIO — Last week Ontario Provincial Police released some shocking statistics that prove that half of those who die in alcohol or drug related road crashed are not the impaired driver.
Scotland will introduce minimum pricing for alcohol on 1 May next year, the Scottish government has announced.
Basic economics tell us that as prices go up, sales often go down. But despite UK grocery stores seeing price inflation at a four year high, alcohol sales have continued to surge—up 5.3 percent this year compared to the same period last year.
The decision by the UK Supreme Court to dismiss the Scotch Whisky Association’s appeal against minimum unit pricing is a landmark victory for public health.
Minimum pricing came about in response to soaring alcohol-related hospital admissions and deaths in Scotland.
Alberta will let the market reign when it comes to bricks-and-mortar cannabis stores – allowing licensed private outlets to spring up across the province, with the numbers and locations being determined mainly by the owner-operators.