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Hales, Gavin and du Mont, Sophie and Desroches, Callyane and Redgrave, Harvey . (2020) What is driving serious violence: drugs. “The marketplace is more volatile and violent than it has ever been”. London: Crest Advisory. 76 p.

Executive summary p.3
Section 1: The evolution of drugs policy p.6
Section 2: The link between illicit drugs markets and violence p.10
Section 3: Evidence that drugs are driving the current surge in serious violence p.14
Section 4: The structure of drug markets: who, where, how? p.41
Section 5: Effectiveness of the current response p.55
Section 6: Conclusions p.67
Annex p.73


Item Type:Evidence resource
Drug Type:Alcohol or other drugs in general
Intervention Type:Crime prevention
Date:February 2020
Pages:76 p.
Publisher:Crest Advisory
Place of Publication:London
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Subjects:MM-MO Crime and law > Organised crime
MM-MO Crime and law > Crime and violence > Substance related violence
MM-MO Crime and law > Crime > Substance related crime > Crime associated with substance production and distribution
MM-MO Crime and law > Substance related offence > Drug offence > Illegal distribution of drugs (drug market / dealing)
MM-MO Crime and law > Crime and violence > Crime against persons (assault / abuse / intimidation)
VA Geographic area > Europe > United Kingdom

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