Alcohol & Drugs

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Here you can find over 350 posts tracking every major development in the substance misuse sector since 2011. You can keep up with latest treatment stats, funding news, policy developments and treatment innovations. If you’re looking for something in particular, try the search box below.

Alcohol tag MoJ

Sobriety tags come into force

The ankle tags, which are to be rolled out across England and Wales, perform around-the-clock monitoring of an offender’s sweat to determine whether alcohol has been consumed.

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Drug use and prisons

Dame Carol Black’s Review of Drugs provides a detailed overview of drug use and prisons.

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Drug treatment and recovery in the UK

Dame Carol Black’s Review of Drugs provides a detailed overview of treatment and the factors associated with ensuring recovery from dependence.

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Recreational drug use in the UK

Dame Carol Black’s Review of Drugs looks at the latest trends in recreational drug use in the UK and finds recent increases in the use of cannabis and powder cocaine.

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