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Masterson, Larry (1970) A report on drug abuse in Dublin. (Unpublished) Dublin: Medico-Social Research Board.

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This report consists of a number of case histories and taped interviews with drug users in which they speak about their reasons for taking drugs. The author also analyses the drug trafficking scene, which is based on the importation of drugs from London, Northern Ireland, robbery of chemists' shops and forged prescriptions. The author concludes that adequately equipped drug clinics, advisory services and better police precautions all have an important part to play in dealing with the drugs problem. He also concludes the Drug Squad needs to be strengthened and educational programmes about the dangers of drugs need to be introduced into schools.


Date:1970
Call No:AA2, VH4.2 Dublin
Pages:74 p.
Publisher:Medico-Social Research Board
Place of Publication:Dublin
Notes:Loose leaf photostat in plastic sleeve (1136). Spiral bound photostat (682).
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Accession Number:HRB 682 (Available)
Subjects:A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Prevalence
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Substance use prevention
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Policy > Policy on substance use
P Demography, epidemiology, and history > Substance use history
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland > Dublin

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