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Cost‐effectiveness of a specialist smoking cessation package compared with standard smoking cessation services for people with severe mental illness in England: a trial‐based economic evaluation from the SCIMITAR+ study

A bespoke smoking cessation package for people with severe mental illness is likely to be cost‐effective over 12 months compared with usual care provided by the UK's NHS and personal social services.

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Opioid use disorder incidence and treatment among incarcerated pregnant women in the United States: results from a national surveillance study

Pregnant incarcerated women with opioid use disorder in the United States frequently appear to be denied essential medications and receive substandard medical care.

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Trends in marijuana use in two Latin American countries: an age, period and cohort study

Cannabis use increased substantially in Chile and Uruguay between 2001 and 2018 across all age groups.

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Addiction News offers a weekly round-up of searchable addiction-related global news stories.  Our weekly COVID-19 bibliography at the top of our Addiction News page lists articles found in PubMed from searches involving addiction-related topics and COVID-19. 

The Society for the Study of Addiction's collection of addiction-related COVID-19 resources includes perspectives from policymakers, views from clinicians working in treatment services, and summaries of global policy responses. 

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