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Levy, Jay (2014) The harms of drug use: criminalisation, misinformation, and stigma. London: INPUD; Youth RISE.

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Contents:
• Introduction – Lots of Drug Use; Lots of Harm
• Criminalisation and a War on Drugs
• (Mis)Understanding Harm
• Criminalisation: Precipitating Harm, Opposing Harm Reduction
• The Harms of Social Spoiling, Social Construction, and Language
• Addiction as Disease: Precipitating Stigma, Undermining Agency
• Some Suggestions for Moving Forward
• The Empirical Harm of Drugs
• Harm Reduction
• Reducing Harm: Moving Away from Stigma
• In Conclusion: Prioritising Health, Inclusion, and Intersectionality
• Acknowledgements & References


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