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Drug Policy and the Public Good

TF Babor, JP Caulkins, G Edwards, B Fischer, DR Foxcroft, K Humphreys, IS Obot, J Rehm, P Reuter, R Room, I Rossow, J Strang

Published : 2010

Abstract

Drug use represents a significant burden to public health, through disease, disability and social problems, and policy makers are becoming increasingly interested in how to develop evidence-based drug policy. It is therefore crucial to strengthen the links between addiction science and drug policy. Drug Policy and the Public Good is collaboratively written by an international group of career scientists, to provide an analytical basis on which to build relevant global drug policies, and to inform policy makers who have direct responsibility for public health and social welfare. Drug Policy and the Public Good presents the accumulated scientific knowledge on illicit drugs that has direct relev..

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