Andreas Raschzok

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Drug consumption and gambling are regarded as morality policies, especially in the American literature. Both are perceived as sinful and treated accord ingly. This highly generalized assessment is rarely analysed systematically in a non American context. Therefore, we investigate whether these policies are indeed framed morally and if this framing is stable(More)
This paper analyzes addictive behavior policy regimes – focusing on illegal drugs and gambling – in 19 countries over a period of 50 years. Specifically, it compares how these countries have restricted the consumption and possession of cannabis and the participation in sports betting while also considering how the countries have sanctioned violations of(More)
INTRODUCTION AND AIMS We examine public health effects of steps towards more permissive cannabis policies introduced in Belgium, Finland, France and Portugal between 1999 and 2004. Public health effects are captured in terms of cannabis-induced treatment uptake as reported by the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. DESIGN AND METHODS(More)
This article analyses addictive behaviour policy regimes - focusing on illegal drugs and gambling - in 19 countries over a period of 50 years. It compares how these countries have combined rules on the consumption and possession of cannabis and on the participation in sports betting with sanctions for violations of these rules. While theories of policy(More)
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