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The pros and cons of prohibiting drugs

From Australian & New Zealand Journal of Criminology In September 2012, a group known as Australia 21 called for a rethink on the prohibition against illegal drugs. Calls of this sort do not normally excite much media interest, but this call … Continue reading

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No link found between cannabis use and the proximity of coffee shops

Cannabis use and proximity to coffee shops in the Netherlands From European Journal of Criminology Across Europe, the illicit retail market in cannabis is similar, with various levels of distribution ranging from social suppliers to profit-making sellers. The Netherlands is … Continue reading

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Do recreational drugs make us fail to remember?

Everyday and prospective memory deficits in ecstasy/polydrug users From Journal of Psychopharmacology Have you ever forgotten to post an important letter or let an appointment slip your mind? A new study from UK researchers suggests that for those who regularly use … Continue reading

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