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Emerging views on Substance Misuse addresses theoretical, perform and coverage matters with reference to the frustrating use of alcohol and unlawful drugs.


  • Comprises chapters from one of the most across the world famous lecturers and practitioners representing quite a number diversified specializations and views within the field
  • Presents a variety of rising evidence-based perspectives
  • Includes content material appropriate for researchers, practitioners, and coverage makers who paintings with members or coverage relating to drug and alcohol misuse
  • Areas lined contain -  gender and substance use, operating with young ones and households of substance misusers and  the rising restoration movement

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As the political pressure increased from media headlines, public pronouncements from senior figures in the medical establishment, and research evidence for greater controls to reduce the impact of excessive alcohol consumption, the new coalition government which came to power in the United Kingdom in 2010 began to place more emphasis on fiscal controls, including minimum unit pricing, as a policy imperative. However, as noted above, any move to introduce minimum unit pricing faces huge resistance from much of the alcohol industry, which is able to exert considerable influence via legal challenges and political lobbying.

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