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Licit and Illicit Drug Use in the Netherlands, 2001

by Manja Abraham

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Published by Mets & Schilt .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drug addiction & substance abuse,
  • Netherlands,
  • Political Science / Public Policy,
  • General,
  • Law,
  • Politics / Current Events

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12807901M
    ISBN 109053303545
    ISBN 109789053303542
    OCLC/WorldCa52260294

    In Belgium, the prevalence of single alcohol (%) and single medicinal drugs (%) was much higher than in The Netherlands (% and %, respectively), whereas the single illicit drugs were. ing differences in illicit drug use, illicit drug use dis-orders, and overall drug overdose deaths in metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas is impor-tant for informing public health programs, interven-tions, and policies. Reporting Period: Illicit drug use and drug use dis-orders during –, and drug overdose deaths during –

      Thoumi says: “The truth is that the illicit drug industry is a symptom of unresolved social problems which generate guerrillas, paramilitaries, drug traffickers, and white collar crimes.” 8 Thoumi also believes that the lack of social capital in the U.S is the reason for the proclivity of certain groups for using drugs. Dutch drug policy is the object of both admiration and revilement. This book traces the rise of 'coffeeshop' phenomenon in the Netherlands and explains why the retail sale of cannabis, though prohibited by law, is tolerated in practice. It analyses the impact of decriminalization on the use of soft drugs. Are the Dutch smoking more hashish and marijuana thanks to the coffeeshops?

    Illicit drug use occurs when drugs are used in an illegal manner. (e.g., heroin). “ Illicit drug use includes: (1) using a drug for an improper purpose (sleeping pills to get high or pain pills for relaxation) (2) using a product or substance not intended to be a drug in a way which produces a drug . In general, social workers are present to offer therapy options. The use of drugs in “user rooms” is also tolerated by the prosecution. C. Soft Drugs. The Directive for the Prosecution of Opium Act Offenses – Soft Drugs defines a small quantity of soft drugs for personal use as an amount of up to 5 grams. Likewise there is a presumption.


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Licit and Illicit Drug Use in the Netherlands, 2001 by Manja Abraham Download PDF EPUB FB2

Licit and Illicit Drug Use in the Netherlands, [Abraham, Manja D., Kaal, Hendrien L., Cohen, Peter D. A.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Licit and Illicit Drug Use in the Netherlands, Cited by: The Centre for Drug Research (CEDRO) at the University of Amsterdam conducted the first large national drug use survey of the population of the Netherlands in The survey was repeated inand the results are presented in this volume.

Licit and Illicit Drug Use in the Netherlands, by Manja D. Abraham, Hendrien L. Kaal, Peter D. Cohen and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at 1 TITLE Abraham, Manja D., Hendrien L.

Kaal, Peter D.A. Cohen (), Licit and illicit drug use in Amsterdam, to Development of drug use in Amsterdam, as measured in. PDF | On Jan 1,Manja D. ABRAHAM and others published LICIT AND ILLICIT DRUG USE IN AMSTERDAM, TO | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate.

The national survey on licit and illicit drug use is a nationally representative survey, covering all persons in the Municipal Population Registry of the Netherlands, recorded on January 1st and aged 12 and older (for Utrecht, this date is January 1st ).

CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): In this report, the data of the national study on drug use among the population of 12 years and older in the Netherlands, will be published.

The figures are based on self-reported data. Alm respondents were questioned face-to-face about lifestyle and the use of licit and illicit drugs. The objective of this study was to estimate the association between psychoactive drug use and motor vehicle accidents requiring hospitalisation.

A prospective observational case-control study was conducted in the Tilburg region of The Netherlands from May to August   But in he left a monument as the author of the Consumer Union book 'Licit and Illicit Drugs'.

That towering work of scholarship laid out most of what has been learned - and selectively forgotten - about heroin, caffeine, nicotine, alcohol, barbiturates, amphetamines, tranquilizers, cocaine, LSD and s: Antecedents of Heroin Use.

Law enforcement efforts to reduce the availability of heroin aim to increase its price, deter illicit drug use, and promote social values that discourage heroin use (Fergusson, Horwood, and Lynskey ; Hawkins, Catalano, and Miller ; Newcomb and Bentler ).These gains may be at the cost of increasing harm among the minority who use opioids despite the.

This article will review the differences between licit and illicit drugs and why drugs have been classified as illegal. The word licit means “within the law”. In other words, anything that is licit is allowed or legal. Licit drugs include alcohol, caffeine, and nicotine.

It is legal to purchase and use these substances. Legal drug use. Licit and Illicit Drug Use in the Netherlands, Amsterdam: CEDRO, Mets & Schilt; Adlaf EM, Begin P, Sawka E. Canadian Addiction Survey (CAS): A national survey of Canadians’ use of alcohol and other drugs: Prevalence of use and related harms: Detailed report.

Ottawa: Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse; The Netherlands is a major producer and leading distributor of cannabis, heroin, cocaine, amphetamines and other synthetic drugs, and a medium consumer of illicit drugs.

Despite the crackdown by Interpol on traffic and illicit manufacture of temazepam, [27] the country has also become a major exporter of illicit temazepam of the jelly variety.

Illicit drugs and their use are now, more than ever, a dominant concern of politicians, policy makers and the general public. Often, our understandings of the 'drug problem' tend to be uni-dimensional and based around particular areas of risk: drug related crime, dependency and ill-health.

This book moves beyond this single issue approach and locates illicit drug use in its wider context, with. Tough on Illicit Drug-Users In Australia, problematic substance use, both licit and illicit, results in the prema ture loss ofperson years ol life per year and million bed days ol hos pital use per year (Fnglish et al ).

A substance use disorder is characterized by meeting the criteria for drug dependence as defined by the World Health Organization’s International Classification of Diseases (ICD). 4 Alcohol dependence or illicit drug dependence (which includes opioids, cocaine, amphetamines and cannabis) are included in substance use disorders; deaths from.

in the Netherlands ABSTRACT National drug abuse policies in the Netherlands reject law enforcement as the primary drug abuse strategy except in regard to higher levels of trafficking in hard drugs.

Dutch policy can be characterized as normalizing, pragmatic, and nonmoralistic. It accepts the existence of the use of illegal drugs as inevitable.

“Licit and Illicit Drugs,” a Consumers Union Report, purports to deal with all nonmedical drug use; but it is not to detract from the considerable accomplishment of Edward M. Brecher and the. Licit & Illicit Drugs: The Consumer's Union Report on Narcotics, Stimulants, Depressants, Inhalants, Hallucinogens, & Marijuana – Including Caffeine, Nicotine, and Alcohol by Edward M.

Brecher and the Editors of Consumer Reports (Little, Brown and Co. ) () (). This is the bible – and the manual - about the history of drug use and abuse in America/5(6).

DANS is an institute of KNAW and NWO. Driven by data. Go to page top Go back to contents Go back to site navigation. Licit and Illicit Drugs is a book on recreational drug use by medical writer Edward M. Brecher and the editors of Consumer Reports. Summary. The book describes the effects and risks of psychoactive drugs which were common in contemporary use for recreational and nonmedical purposes.

The New York Times paraphrased some major arguments from the book, saying "'Drug-free' .A prevention framework built on health promotion principles should focus on healthy environments as well as individuals, should give attention to both licit and illicit drugs, should use customized strategies for different stages of the life cycle, and should recognize cultural differences.

Illicit Drugs and Alcohol Interactions. Medically reviewed by Leigh Ann Anderson, updated on Drinking and Illegal Drugs: A Dangerous Mix. The use of dangerous, illegal drugs is a concern by itself, but adding alcohol to the equation can result in hazardous, or even deadly, consequences.