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Title Drug policy and the public good / Thomas Babor ... [and others]
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010


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Description xii, 338 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Framing the issues -- Matters of substance -- The international dimensions of drug use -- Harms associated with illicit drug use -- Illegal markets : the economics of drug distribution and social harm -- The legal market : prescription and diversion of psychopharmaceuticals -- Strategies and interventions to reduce drug use and related harm : section overview -- Preventing illicit drug use by young people -- Health and social services for drug users -- Supply control -- Criminalization and decriminalization of drug use or possession -- Prescription regimes and other measures to control misuse of psychopharmaceuticals -- Drug policy and control at the international level -- The variety of national drug policies -- Health and social services for drug users : systems issues -- Summary and conclusions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page [271}-324) and index
Subject Drug control.
Substance abuse -- Government policy.
Author Babor, Thomas.
LC no. 2009039607
ISBN 9780199557127 (alk. paper)
0199557128 (alk. paper)