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LSE Expert Group on the Economics of Drug Policy. [LSE ideas] (2016) After the Drug Wars. Report of the LSE Expert Group on the Economics of Drug Policy. London School of Economics. 140 p.

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Contents:
• Executive summary p.6
• Development first: multilateralism in the post-'war on drugs' era John Collins p.9
• Re-examining the ‘medical and scientific’ basis for interpreting the drug treaties: does the ‘regime’ have any clothes? Francisco E. Thoumi p.19
• Regulation of possession and the criminalisation of drug users in Latin America Catalina Pérez Correa, Rodrigo Uprimny and Sergio Chaparro p.30
• Legalising drugs prudently: the importance of incentives and values Jonathan P. Caulkins p.40
• If tougher enforcement cannot reliably raise drug prices, what are appropriate goals and metrics? Peter Reuter, Harold A. Pollack and Bryce Pardo p.51
• Drug Policing: What is it good for? Michael Shiner p.59
• Uncle Sam’s cocaine nosedive: a brief exploration of a dozen hypotheses Beau Kilmer p.67
• Cuidado: The inescapable necessity of better law enforcement in Mexico Vanda Felbab-Brown p.79
• UNGASS 2016: The focus on ‘harm reduction’ is making us blind to reducing the broader harms of organised crime Mark Shaw p.89
• Addressing the development dimensions of drug policy Javier Sagredo, Rebecca Schleifer and Tenu Avafia p.97
• Measuring the impacts of repressive drug policies on women Kasia Malinowska-Sempruch and Olga Rychkova p.109
• Public Health research in a time of changing drug policy: possibilities for recovery? Joanne Csete p.119
• (Mis)understanding the intersection between development policies and data collection: case study, Afghanistan David Mansfield p.127


Item Type:Evidence resource
Publication Type:Report
Drug Type:Alcohol or other drugs in general
Intervention Type:AOD disorder, AOD disorder treatment method, AOD disorder harm reduction, Crime prevention, Rehabilitation/Recovery
Source:LSE ideas
Date:February 2016
Pages:140 p.
Publisher:London School of Economics
Corporate Creators:LSE Expert Group on the Economics of Drug Policy
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Subjects:J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health care economics
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Policy > Policy on substance use
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Policy > Policy on substance use > Drug decriminalisation or legalisation
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Policy > Policy on substance use > Prohibition (Substance use public policy)
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Economic policy
VA Geographic area > International aspects

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