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Summary and conclusions

Thomas Babor, Jonathan Caulkins, Griffith Edwards, Benedikt Fischer, David Foxcroft, Keith Humphreys, Isidore Obot, Jürgen Rehm, Peter Reuter, Robin Room, Ingeborg Rossow, and John Strang

in Drug Policy and the Public Good

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199557127
eISBN:
9780191721373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557127.003.016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

At the beginning of this book it was asserted that drug policy can be improved by greater attention to scientific evidence, and thereby can better serve the public good. To justify that claim, the ... More


Concepts and policies directed at drug use in Denmark, Finland, and Sweden

Bagga Bjerge, Esben Houborg, Johan Edman, and Riikka Perälä

in Concepts of Addictive Substances and Behaviours across Time and Place

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198737797
eISBN:
9780191801280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737797.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The Nordic countries are often thought of in terms of social democratic welfare regimes with numerous shared cultural aspects. Based on research from Denmark, Finland, and Sweden, this chapter ... More


Policing the ‘Drug Problem’

Matthew Bacon

in Taking Care of Business: Police Detectives, Drug Law Enforcement and Proactive Investigation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199687381
eISBN:
9780191813375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687381.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter considers the role of the police in drug control as background to the empirical study of the rationales, patterns and priorities of specialist detective units assigned to the task of ... More


Opium in Xinjiang and Beyond 

David Bello

in Opium Regimes: China, Britain, and Japan, 1839-1952

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220096
eISBN:
9780520924499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220096.003.0031
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on the networks by which Muslim traders brought opium to China across the northwest border. It shows that before 1839, the Qing drug problem was not solely or even mainly a ... More


The Prío Socarrás Government and Drug Trafficking

Eduardo Sáenz Rovner

in The Cuban Connection: Drug Trafficking, Smuggling, and Gambling in Cuba from the 1920s to the Revolution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831755
eISBN:
9781469605722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888582_saenz_rovner.10
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter focuses on the government of President Carlos Prio Socarras, wherein Cuba's reports to the United Nations continued to maintain that the country's drug problem involved primarily ... More


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