Virtual Special Issue - selected papers made available Open Access during the month of June coinciding with the annual conference of ISSDP

Drugs, Habits and Social Policy

The following content from the Drugs, Habits and Social Policy journal has been selected around the themes of the International Society for the Study of Drug Policy’s Annual Conference 2024.

This is in free access for the duration of the event and until 16 July 2024.

Editorial: AI and new digital technologies have transformed alcohol and other drug industries lobbying | Emerald Insight
Marta Rychert, Aysel Sultan, Mélissa Mialon

How accurate are drug cryptomarket listings by content, weight, purity and repeat purchase? | Emerald Insight
Monica J. Barratt, Ross Coomber, Michala Kowalski, Judith Aldridge, Rasmus Munksgaard, Jason Ferris, Aili Malm, James Martin, David Décary-Hétu

Pandemic-related changes in alcohol use among LGB+ people with and without mental health and neurodevelopmental conditions: a multinational cross-sectional study | Emerald Insight
Dean J. Connolly, Gail Gilchrist, Jason Ferris, Cheneal Puljević, Larissa Maier, Monica J. Barratt, Adam Winstock, Emma L. Davies

Cultural variations in conceptualization of excessive drinking among young adults in Denmark, Estonia and Italy | Emerald Insight
Sara Rolando, Gaia Cuomo, Airi-Alina Allaste, Venus Athena Vangsgaard Fabricius, Torsten Kolind, Merlin Läänemets

“No, my name’s not on the lease at all”: an interpretive phenomenological analysis of unstable housing and hepatitis C among people who inject drugs | Emerald Insight
Roisin McColl, Peter Higgs, Brendan Harne

The receipt of medications for opioid use disorder among pregnant individuals in the USA: a multilevel analysis | Emerald Insight
Laura Curran, Jennifer Manuel

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