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WHO creates digital site on substances that can cause dependence

Geneva, Jun 1 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday published a new online site displaying all available reports and technical resources on substances that can cause dependence.

The data were compiled by the WHO Expert Committee on Drug Dependence, made up of experts who are responsible for assessing health risks and benefits of psychoactive substance use according to a series of criteria.

It is primarily aimed at health professionals, drug policy experts and decision-makers in view of limited information available on the public health risk of many of substances.

It is the only freely-accessible online database containing data and reports on new psychoactive substances and drugs in medical and scientific use, listing more than 450 products.

Increased information sharing with health professionals and other specialists working to address the world’s drug and drug dependence issues can be helpful to increase awareness of the harmful use of psychoactive substances.


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