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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
 
 
Modelling
 
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:Article
Issue Title:Issue 27, Autumn 2008
Date:2008
Page Range:pp. 9-10
Publisher:Health Research Board
Volume:Issue 27, Autumn 2008
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Accession Number:HRB (Available)
Subjects:B Substances > Opioids (opiates) > Opioid product > Fentanyl
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Identification and screening > Identification and screening for substance use
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Policy > Policy on substance use
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland

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