Illicit drugs policy through the lens of regulation.

@article{Ritter2010IllicitDP,
  title={Illicit drugs policy through the lens of regulation.},
  author={Alison Ritter},
  journal={The International journal on drug policy},
  year={2010},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={265-70}
}
The application of regulatory theory to the problem of illicit drugs has generally been thought about only in terms of 'command and control'. The international treaties governing global illicit drug control and the use of law enforcement to dissuade and punish offenders have been primary strategies. In this paper I explore the application of other aspects of regulatory theory to illicit drugs-primarily self-regulation and market regulation. There has been an overreliance on strategies from the… CONTINUE READING

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