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Important step in the right direction

Thursday, 13 December 2018, 12:37 pm | National Addiction Centre

Government should be applauded for taking a small but important step in the right direction to better control illicit drugs More >>

Government ignores alcohol's contribution to family violence

Wednesday, 14 September 2016, 2:49 pm | National Addiction Centre

The National-led government once again is ignoring the need for alcohol reform to combat family violence in New Zealand. More >>

Evidence strong that alcohol causes cancer

Monday, 25 July 2016, 11:29 am | National Addiction Centre

The evidence that alcohol causes cancer in at least seven tissues of the body is outlined in a new paper by Professor Jennie Connor, published yesterday in the prestigious international journal ADDICTION. More >>

Research Highlights the Link Between Alcohol And Cancer

Friday, 20 February 2015, 11:29 am | National Addiction Centre

Research published in the New Zealand Medical Journal today shows that although injury is the biggest cause of alcohol-related deaths overall, the leading cause of death in women, both Maori and non-Maori women, is breast cancer. In fact, Maori women ... More >>

Govt. announces biggest capitulation on alcohol to date

Friday, 25 April 2014, 4:20 pm | National Addiction Centre

Judith Collins, Minister of Justice, has deeply let down the public by refusing to act on a major alcohol policy review. The National-led Government had promised to study using minimum alcohol pricing to reduce heavy drinking in New Zealand. The ... More >>

Anglicans May Join National Alcohol Campaign

Monday, 10 May 2010, 9:14 am | National Addiction Centre

Professor Doug Sellman, Director of the National Addiction Centre, University of Otago, has been invited on Tuesday to the General Synod of the Anglican Church, being held in Gisborne for the first time, to present information about the 5+ Solution. More >>

A brighter future for ordinary New Zealanders

Tuesday, 27 April 2010, 1:42 pm | National Addiction Centre

The final report of the Law Commission released today sets the scene for a truly brighter future for ordinary New Zealanders. More >>




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