Cannabis use in a Swiss male prison: qualitative study exploring detainees' and staffs' perspectives.

@article{Ritter2013CannabisUI,
  title={Cannabis use in a Swiss male prison: qualitative study exploring detainees' and staffs' perspectives.},
  author={Catherine Ritter and Barbara Broers and Bernice Simone Elger},
  journal={The International journal on drug policy},
  year={2013},
  volume={24 6},
  pages={573-8}
}
BACKGROUND Several studies suggest a high prevalence of cannabis use before and during imprisonment, but subjective perspectives of detainees and staff towards its use in prison are lacking. This issue was explored in the framework of an observational study addressing tobacco use in three Swiss prisons in 2009 and 2010 that involved multiple strands (quantitative and qualitative components). This article presents qualitative data on cannabis use collected in one of the settings. METHODS We… CONTINUE READING
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