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Tasmanian Drug Strategy 2013-2018

Interagency Working Group on Drugs Government of Tasmania Country Resources Substance Abuse Strategies and Plans Tasmania 1 April 2013 Policy document alcohol, prevention, substance use

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The Tasmanian Drug Strategy 2013-2018 (the Strategy) does not seek to establish a new policy direction for Tasmania in response to the use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs. It seeks instead to build upon previous efforts and to provide the overarching framework that draws together and links existing policy responses to the use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs into one concise strategy.

This Strategy maintains the concept of harm minimisation as its underlying concept. This concept is based on reducing the supply, or availability, of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs; reducing demand through prevention, early intervention and treatment; and reducing the harms associated with the use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs. Also consistent with previous iterations of the Tasmanian Drug Strategy, this Strategy provides the framework for coordinated effort to prevent or reduce the harmful effects of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs use.


Tasmanian Drug Strategy 2013-2018
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