Ranking the Harm of Alcohol, Tobacco and Illicit Drugs for the Individual and the Population

@article{Amsterdam2010RankingTH,
  title={Ranking the Harm of Alcohol, Tobacco and Illicit Drugs for the Individual and the Population},
  author={J. V. van Amsterdam and A. Opperhuizen and M. Koeter and W. van den Brink},
  journal={European Addiction Research},
  year={2010},
  volume={16},
  pages={202 - 207}
}
  • J. V. van Amsterdam, A. Opperhuizen, +1 author W. van den Brink
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • European Addiction Research
  • Drug policy makers continuously face a changing pattern of drug use, i.e. new drugs appear on the market, the popularity of certain drugs changes or drugs are used in another way or another combination. For legislative purposes, drugs have mostly been classified according to their addictive potency. Such classifications, however, lack a scientific basis. The present study describes the results of a risk assessment study where 19 recreational drugs (17 illicit drugs plus alcohol and tobacco… CONTINUE READING
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