A cannabis reader : global issues and local experiences Perspectives on cannabis controversies , treatment and regulation in Europe EMCDDA MONOGRAPHS

@inproceedings{MONOGRAPHS2008ACR,
  title={A cannabis reader : global issues and local experiences Perspectives on cannabis controversies , treatment and regulation in Europe EMCDDA MONOGRAPHS},
  author={EMCDDA MONOGRAPHS},
  year={2008}
}
  • EMCDDA MONOGRAPHS
  • Published 2008
This article examines the relationship of Finnish cannabis users to society. A total of 35 cannabis users were interviewed for the study. The narrative modes that were identified, which interviewees employ to describe their relationship to Finnish society, included ‘concealed use’, ‘open activism’ and ‘social withdrawal’. In the narrative of ‘concealed use’ the cannabis user wishes to appear as an upholder of traditional values and conventional lifestyles, even though there is a hidden… CONTINUE READING

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