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Pike, Brigid (2008) ISSDP annual conference. Drugnet Ireland, Issue 27, Autumn 2008, pp. 9-10.

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The second annual conference of the International Society for the Study of Drug Policy (ISSDP) took place in Lisbon on 3–4 April 2008. It was supported by the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) and the Instituto da Droga e da Toxicodependência (IDT).

 The publicly available papers and presentations from the conference include:1  
Evaluating policy
Development of an Australian drug policy index
Alison Ritter
Drug policy in world historical perspective: The five stages of regulation
David T Courtwright
Evaluating Danish cannabis policy change
Kim Møller
From fundamentalism to technocracy: Learning from Swiss policy failures about the fight against drug abuse
Sandro Cattacin
Malaysian illicit drug policy: Top-down multi-agency governance or bottom-up multi-level governance
Balasingam Vicknasingam and Suresh Narayanan
Regulating khat – dilemmas and opportunities
Axel Klein
The baby, the bathwater and the legacy of normalisation: The role of classical and contemporary criminological theory in
understanding young people’s drug use
Fiona Measham and Michael Shiner
A system dynamics model of Australian opioid pharmacotherapy maintenance treatment
Jenny Chalmers, Alison Ritter, Mark Heffernan and Geoff McDonnell
Biography of an epidemic: Fentanyl overdose in Chicago
Harold Pollack, Greg Scott and Sandra Thomas
Optimal timing of use vs. harm reduction in an SA model of drug epidemics
Jonathan P Caulkins, Gernot Tragler and Dagmar Wallner
Incarceration and testing
Alternatives to what? Drug treatment alternatives as a response to prison expansion and overcrowding
Alex Stevens
Drug testing in schools and workplaces: Policy implications and considerations of punitive, deterrence and/or prevention measures
Ann M Roche
Drug testing in schools
Howard Taras. Floralynn Einesman and Jesse Brennan
The third annual conference of the ISSDP is planned to take place in Vienna on 2–3 March 2009. (Brigid Pike)
1. These papers and presentations are available in PDF or PowerPoint format at www.issdp.org.
Item Type
Publication Type
International, Open Access, Article
Drug Type
Substances (not alcohol/tobacco)
Issue Title
Issue 27, Autumn 2008
Page Range
pp. 9-10
Health Research Board
Issue 27, Autumn 2008
Accession Number
HRB (Available)

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