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Gearing up for a lower drink driving limit

It’s argued that the most effective laws are those that help change the behaviour causing concern in our communities. Not only is the offence prosecuted less, as it diminishes in frequency. The...

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Kenny MacAskill MSP
29 December 2015
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Estimating drug harms: a risky business?

Alcohol probably poses the biggest drugs harm challenge today, according to a new briefing from the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies. In Estimating drug harms: a risky business , Professor David Nutt, of Imperial College London argues that the relative harms of legal drugs such as alcohol and...