Alcohol

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Feb 12, 2019

This is the first study of people living with HIV in Ontario that looks at the link between cannabis use and alcohol use over time. Increases in recreational cannabis use were associated with increases in alcohol use, while increases in medicinal cannabis use were not. The findings are relevant as heavy drinking has negative outcomes for people with HIV.

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Feb 08, 2019

The Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research (CISUR) and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) are pleased to bring you this webinar, where they present findings from the Canadian Alcohol Policy Evaluation (CAPE) project.

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Dec 13, 2018

Many studies have shown that raising alcohol taxes or prices reduced alcohol-related harms such as violence, crimes, vehicle crashes, chronic diseases, transmission of STDs, and suicide. Decreasing hours of sale or decreasing availability of alcohol resulted in less consumption of alcohol and a significant decrease in alcohol-related harms.

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Nov 07, 2018

This Research Snapshot is based on their article, “Under the influence: examination of prevalence and correlates of alcohol and marijuana consumption in relation to youth driving and passenger behaviours in Canada. A cross-sectional study.”

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Nov 02, 2018

What happens to people’s health and well-being when it is easier to obtain alcohol? Presenters discussed the potential implications of reducing the minimum price of alcohol and increasing the number of alcohol outlets in Ontario.

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Oct 02, 2018

Sign up for this webinar to explore the evidence of making alcohol more accessible.

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Feb 27, 2018

The Alcohol Policy in Ontario Community of Interest has developed a new infographic on alcohol availability in Ontario.

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Feb 01, 2018

Join this HC Link webinar on perceptions, motives, and patterns of use of alcohol and other substances among post-secondary students in C

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