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Web 2.0 technologies are now being deployed in government settings. For example, public agencies have used blogs to communicate information on public hearings, wikis and RSS feeds to coordinate work, and wikis to internally share expertise, and intelligence information. The potential for Web 2.0 tools create a public sector paradox. On the one hand, they(More)
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A sample of drug users (n = 158) were contacted and interviewed in non-clinical community settings about their use of Ecstasy, cocaine powder, and amphetamines and the adverse effects of these drugs. Subjects reported a wide range of adverse effects including anxiety problems, depression, mood swings, feelings of paranoia, and panic attacks. Sleep and(More)
AIMS To estimate the extent and nature of overdose and factors associated with overdose among injecting drug users in London. DESIGN Three hundred and twelve current injecting drug users were recruited and interviewed in community settings by a team of "privileged access interviewers". MEASUREMENTS A structured questionnaire was used that covered the(More)
AIMS To review the available knowledge about the diversion to the illicit market of drugs prescribed to drug users in treatment in the United Kingdom, and to identify aspects of the London market in more detail. METHOD An analysis of the literature and new data in terms of the extent and nature of the market, the practicalities of trade, motives for(More)