Egon Jonsson, PhD: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD): A Policy Perspective

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New Terrain: Integrating Trauma and Gender Informed Responses into Substance Use Practice and Policy

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USA: The Problem With Penalizing Women Who Drink While Pregnant

A new study, published today in Alcohol and Alcoholism, is the first published piece in a large-scale project examining state-level policies regarding alcohol use during

Social Reference Prices for Alcohol: A Tool for Canadian Governments to Promote a Culture of Moderation

Overview Most provincial liquor distribution and control authorities in Canada set social reference prices (SRPs) for alcoholic beverages, otherwise known as “floor” or “minimum” prices.