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The Swedish drug control system.

  title={The Swedish drug control system.},
  author={Tim Boekhout van Solinge},
The devil in high heels: drugs, symbolism and Kate Moss
This paper contributes to critical voices on the issue of organisational responses to employee drug use. It does so by exploring symbolic readings of organisations’ relations with drugs and
The Influence of the Drug Issue on Criminal Policy
The drug issue has dominated criminal policy in Sweden for decades with an influence on penal legislation, police resources, and prison populations. The question can also be raised if the drug issue
Institutions, the Illegal Drug Trade, and Participant Strategies: What Corrupt or Pariah States Have In Common with Liberal Democracy and the Rule of Law
Institutions generate incentives that guide behavior, but many analysts and policymakers underestimate the power of institutions to affect behavior by ignoring how distinct strategies work to
‘More cure and less control’ or ‘more care and lower costs’? Recent changes in services for problem drug users in Stockholm and Sweden
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Organizational innovation in the Swedish welfare state
Drawing on Charles Tilly's theory of social categorization, this article deals with how some client-governed organizations in Sweden strive to evade the phenomenon of stigmatizing social
Limits and Opportunities for Autonomous User Organisations in Denmark and Sweden
The Nordic welfare states generally support and facilitate the formation of civil society organisations and they provide relatively good opportunities for participation and interest mediation. The
Why not treatment?–-untreated substance abusers’ accounts of their lifestyles and efforts to change
In this study a sample of non-abstinent untreated amphetamine users’ accounts of lifestyles, living conditions and efforts to change were described and analyzed. The objective was to inductively
The Origins and Future of the Dutch Approach towards Drugs
This paper considers the roots of the Dutch approach towards drugs. It argues that the idiosyncratic nature of Dutch drug policies can be explained by taking into account the peculiar evolution of


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Sweden: Zero Tolerance Wins the Argument?
The theme of this paper is a modelling of Sweden’s drug policy and its relationship to drug problems. Both the drug problem and the drug policy of a country have to be put into their broader
The Swedish Addiction Epidemic in Global Perspective
This epidemiological study using an objective marker demonstrated that a permissive drug policy leads to a rapid spread of drug use and may only be reversed by adopting a restrictive model validated by epidemiological and historical facts.
Reply to Arthur Gould: “Pollution rituals in Sweden: the pursuit of a drug-free society”
During periods in which public opinion is more rejective of drug misuse, recruitment of new misusers declines, which is a reasonable argument for maintaining a negative societal attitude towards the use of drugs.
A world of opportunities: life-style and economic behaviour of heroin addicts in Amsterdam.
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Dutch treat: formal control and illicit drug use in the Netherlands.
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Drug Control as a National Project: The Case of Sweden
During the 1980s, the slogan a “drug-free society” became the catchword of the official narcotics policy in Sweden. An analysis based on platforms of the political parties, parliamentary bills, and