News and Notes
Compiled by Susan Savva
Article first published online: 11 DEC 2002
Volume 97, Issue 12, pages 1621–1623, December 2002
How to Cite
(2002), News and Notes. Addiction, 97: 1621–1623. doi: 10.1046/j.1360-0443.2002.00299.x
- Issue published online: 11 DEC 2002
- Article first published online: 11 DEC 2002
- 2002) Trends in Alcohol-related Harm in Australia, 1991/92–1999/00. National Alcohol Indicators Project, technical report no. 5. Perth: National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University of Technology. , , , & (
Gabriel Romanus, well-known to many people in the alcohol field, has been elected as a member of parliament in the recent Swedish elections. He represents the Liberal party. Dr Romanus has politics in his blood, having sat as a member of parliament throughout the 1970s. He served as Minister for Social Affairs between 1978 and 1979. He provides an authoritative voice for questions of alcohol policy and regulation, having served as director of Systembolaget, the Swedish retail alcohol monopoly, for 17 years.
CONFERENCES AND EVENTS
Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco 9th Annual Meeting. Sheraton New Orleans Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 19–22 February 2003. Contact: SRNT. Tel.: + 1 608 836 3787 ext. 144; e-mail: srnt@ tmahq.com; website: http:www.srnt.org
Treatment Choices: What Works, What's New and What's on Offer? 1st UK National Drug Treatment Conference bringing together international researchers, clinicians and drug users. Victoria Park Plaza Hotel, London, UK, 6–7 March 2003. Organized by The Methadone Alliance. Contact: Monique Tomlinson, UK NDTC, PO Box 36646, London SE1 9ZT, UK. Tel.: + 44 20 7 928 9152; e-mail: email@example.com
Preventing Alcohol Problems among Youth: Policy Approaches. 13th Alcohol Policy conference. A forum for researchers, community advocates and public officials. Boston, MA, USA, 13–16 March 2003. Contact: Education Development Center, Inc. E-mail: tcolthurst@ucsd .edu; website: http:www2.edc.orgalcoholpolicy13
Strengthening Partnerships for a Safer Future. 14th International Conference on the Reduction of Drug-related Harm. Chiang Mai, Thailand, 6–10 April 2003. Website: http:www.ihrc2003.net
On Doing and Writing Up Addiction Research. A training seminar organized by the International Society of Addiction Journal Editors, the Society for the Study of Addiction and Leeds Addiction Unit. Hotel Metropole, Leeds, UK, 1–2 May 2003. Journal editors and internationally acclaimed researchers on hand for lectures and discussion groups. Contact: Christine Weatherill, Senior Training Administrator, Leeds Addiction Unit, 19 Springfield Mount, Leeds LS2 9NG, UK. Tel.: + 44 113 295 1333; fax: + 44 113 295 1320; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Royal College of Psychiatrists Faculty of Substance Misuse Residential Meeting. Barcelona Plaza Hotel, Barcelona, Spain, 1–2 May 2003. Contact: College Conference Office. Tel.: + 44 20 7 235 2351 ext. 142; fax: + 44 20 7 259 6507; e-mail: email@example.com
College on Problems of Drug Dependence Annual Meeting. Sheraton Bal Harbour, Bal Harbour, FL, USA, 14–19 June 2003. Contact: Ellen B. Geller, Scientific Coordinator, Center for Substance Abuse Research, Temple University School of Medicine, 3400 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA. Tel.: + 1 215 707 5307; fax: + 1 215 707 1904.
26th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism. Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA, 21–26 June 2003. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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