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Drug problems: the social and economic implications

Canada. Library of Parliament.

Drug problems: the social and economic implications

by Canada. Library of Parliament.

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Published by Library of Parliament in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drug abuse -- Social aspects.,
  • Drug abuse and crime.

  • Edition Notes

    6

    StatementHelen McKenzie.
    SeriesBackground Paper 239
    ContributionsMcKenzie, Helen.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21547620M
    ISBN 100660139138

      The global illicit drugs market is enormous, estimated at some $ billion. This makes it one of the largest businesses in the world. Some believe in strong prohibition enforcement, even engaging in a “war on drugs”. Others argue for decriminalization to minimize the crime and health effects associated with the market being controlled by criminals. 5 CONTENTS BOOKLET 1 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY — CONCLUSIONS AND POLICY IMPLICATIONS BOOKLET 2 GLOBAL OVERVIEW OF DRUG DEMAND AND SUPPLY Latest trends, cross-cutting issues BOOKLET 3 MARKET ANALYSIS OF PLANT-BASED DRUGS Opiates, cocaine, cannabis BOOKLET 4 MARKET ANALYSIS OF SYNTHETIC DRUGS Amphetamine-type stimulants, new .

    Substance abuse, also known as drug abuse, is use of a drug in amounts or by methods which are harmful to the individual or is a form of substance-related ing definitions of drug abuse are used in public health, medical and criminal justice contexts. In some cases criminal or anti-social behaviour occurs when the person is under the influence of a drug, and long term Specialty: Psychiatry. Social Work With Children of Alcohol- and Drug-dependent Parents By Catherine L. Herzog, PhD, MSW, and Linda Kaplan, MA Social Work Today Vol. 7 No. 4 P. An organization offers guidelines on how to identify and assist children in families with alcohol and drug dependence who often fade into the background of emotional chaos.

    13 Findings, Conclusions, and Implications. Originating in a period of rising crime rates and social foment and driven by punitive sentencing policy, the steep increase in incarceration in the United States was carried out with little regard for an objective evaluation of benefits or possible harms.   The negative effects from drug abuse can have immediate and long-term consequences. The reasoning and thought processing abilities of the drug abuser become severely damaged. Drug abuse leads to a disruption and problems in family, relationships and friendships because of changes in behavior or arguments.


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