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Murphy, Tim (2002) Drugs and crime in Ireland: response paper summary. In: Debating Public Policies on Drugs and Alcohol, 26 September 2002, Addiction Research Centre, Trinity College Dublin.

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The author presents a theory that the main cause of drug-related criminal activity is drug prohibition rather than drugs themselves. The connections between drug prohibition and crime can be seen from an exploration of the idea, discussed in this paper that 'substance abuse leads to crime.'


Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Date:2002
Call No:MM2.2, VH4.2
Page Range:[2 p.]
Event Title:Debating Public Policies on Drugs and Alcohol
Event Location:Addiction Research Centre, Trinity College Dublin
Event Dates:26 September 2002
Keywords:AODR crime, crime, Drugs Policy, Ireland, prohibition (AOD public policy)
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Accession Number:HRB 775 (Available)
Subjects:MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Policy > Policy on substance use > Prohibition (Substance use public policy)
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland
MM-MO Crime and law > Crime > Substance related crime

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