Drug policy and the public good
- Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018.
- Second edition / Thomas F. Babor [and eleven others].
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource
- Additional Creators:
- Babor, Thomas
- Machine generated contents note: Section I Introduction -- 1.Framing the issues -- 2.Matters of substance -- Section II Drug epidemiology and drug markets -- 3.Drug use in global perspective -- 4.Harms associated with illicit drug use -- 5.Illegal markets: the economics and social costs of drug distribution -- 6.The legal market: prescription and diversion of psychopharmaceuticals -- Section III The evidence base for drug policy: research on strategies and interventions -- 7.Strategies and interventions to reduce drug use and related harm: section overview -- 8.Preventing illicit drug use by young people -- 9.Health and social services for drug users -- 10.Supply control for illegal markets -- 11.Criminalization and decriminalization of drug possession -- 12.Managing psychopharmaceutical drugs under prescription regimes -- Section IV The policy arena -- 13.Drug policy and control at the international level -- 14.Legalizing the supply of cannabis -- 15.Treatment systems for drug users -- Section V Synthesis and conclusions -- 16.Summary and conclusions.
- Written by an international group of addiction scientists, this text is intended to improve the links between addiction science and drug policy. It presents the accumulated scientific knowledge on drug use research that has a direct relevance to the development of drug policy at local, national and international levels.
- 9780191859410 (ebook)
- Audience Notes:
- This edition previously issued in print: 2018.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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