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Leading experts to review latest developments in detecting illicit drugs in wastewater

‘Testing the waters’: Third international conference on wastewater analysis 18.10.2017  Leading European and international experts will meet in Lisbon from 26–27 October to review the state of the art of the rapidly developing scientific area of wastewater-based epidemiology. They will be gathering at ‘Testing the waters 2017’, the third international conference on wastewater analysis, organised by the SCORE group and the EMCDDA.
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How to estimate the cost of drug treatment in Europe?

New EMCDDA report — Drug treatment expenditure: a methodological overview 18.10.2017  It is estimated that over 1 million people receive treatment for drug-related problems in the European Union every year. How can we estimate the cost of drug treatment in Europe? This is the question explored in a new EMCDDA report released today: Drug treatment expenditure: a methodological overview.
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EMCDDA scientific award winners to present at Lisbon Addictions 2017

2017 EMCDDA scientific award 18.10.2017  Winners of the 2017 EMCDDA scientific award will gather in Lisbon on 25 October for the seventh annual award ceremony hosted by the EU drugs agency (EMCDDA). The acclaimed writers will receive a non-monetary prize and present their articles during the conference Lisbon Addictions 2017.
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International experts to meet in Lisbon to address drugs and road safety

International symposium on drug-impaired driving 18.10.2017  What are the most practical and accurate methods for testing drivers for drug use? Do changes in cannabis legislation impact on drivers’ behaviour? How to educate the public on cannabis-impaired driving? These are among the questions being addressed at the 3rd international symposium on drug‑impaired driving (23 October).
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