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Effective drug policy: A new approach demonstrated in the Drug Policy Modelling Program

Ritter, Alison; Hamilton, Margaret; Mazerolle, Lorraine; Bammer, Gabriele


The aim of this paper is to describe a new comprehensive approach to studying illicit drug policy - one that integrates evidence, disciplinary approaches, drug use behaviours and policy making processes. The methods described here include systematic reviews of the evidence, studies of the ways in which policy decision-making actually occurs, and the use of modelling approaches that can explicate the multi-dimensional nature of drug policy responses and their dynamic interactions. The approach...[Show more]

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Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Drug and Alcohol Review
DOI: 10.1080/09595230701247665


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