#drugs

Electronic cigarette children and young people : links to some research about e-cigarettes

A growing number of studies are being conducted to establish whether the uptake of e-cigarettes is also occurring among those under the age of 18 ... link to some studies ... http://tinyurl.com/kdpp42d

Revisioning Women and Drug Use

We were pleased and interested to see Elizabeth Ettorre, previously a member of our Advisory Group, talking about her new book:

Revisioning Women and Drug Use

in a short video:

http://www.fead.org.uk/video353/Elizabeth-Ettorre-on-women,-drugs,-resea...

Report on drugs

If you are particularly interested in cannabis, in 2011 we showed that about 1 in 5 pupils in Year 10 had tried at least one drug with up to 11% of Year 10 pupils reporting they tried cannabis. However, figures from 1986, show a declining trend from around 2003 of those who reported taking cannabis.

Drug Action Teams

"The most effective way of reducing the harm drugs cause is to persuade all potential drug users, but particularly the young, not to use drugs." - National Drug Strategy
 

Useful to DATs

Cannabis re-classification

The curious incident of young people's reaction to the re-classification of cannabis - "Is there any point to which you would wish to draw my attention?" "To the curious incident of the dog in the night-time." "The dog did nothing in the night-time." "That was the curious incident," remarked Sherlock Holmes. From the story ‘Silver Blaze’, in The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle

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