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Long term studies on drug use needed

January 19, 2023

As Barbados pushes to advance its medicinal cannabis industry, there’s a call for authorities to commit to longitudinal studies on drug use.

It’s coming from Manager of the National Council on Substance Abuse, Betty Hunte.

In a longitudinal study, researchers repeatedly examine the same individuals to detect any changes that might occur over a period of time.

Ms. Hunte also wants employers to make provisions to offer support to employees negatively affected by drug use.

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