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Substance Abuse Policy from a Crime-control Perspective

@inproceedings{Petersilia2001SubstanceAP,
  title={Substance Abuse Policy from a Crime-control Perspective},
  author={J. Petersilia and D. Boyum and M. Kleiman},
  year={2001}
}
Discussions about crime control, whether at cocktail parties, in classrooms, or on Capitol Hill, inevitably turn to the subject of drugs. No one doubts that drugs, and policies to control them, are linked to non-drug crime: all the varieties of theft, assault, and offenses against public order. But the precise nature of those links remains obscure, and what best to do about them remains controversial. 
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