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Characteristics and circumstances of death related to the self‐administration of ketamine

The typical case of self‐administered ketamine‐related death in Australia from 2000–19 was a mid-30s male who had used multiple drugs, with the fatal incident most commonly occurring in a private setting. Accidental drug toxicity was most common but suicide was highly prevalent.

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Estimated televised alcohol advertising exposure in the past year and associations with past 30‐day drinking behaviour among American adults: results from a secondary analysis of large‐scale advertising and survey data

There appears to be a small but consistent positive association between alcohol advertising exposure and drinking behaviour among American adults.

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Fetal safety of nicotine replacement therapy in pregnancy: systematic review and meta‐analysis

Available evidence does not currently provide clear evidence as to whether maternal use of nicotine replacement therapy during pregnancy is harmful to the fetus.

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