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Drug use and crime


An examination of drug users and associated persons and their influence on crime patterns in Australia

To say that society is concerned about the actual and potential damage caused by the misuse of drugs is to state the obvious. We are confronted constantly with select committees, expert panels, and commissions of inquiry which address themselves to issues surrounding inappropriate drug use. At present there are three Royal Commissions sitting in Australia which are solely devoted to drug matters.

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Wardlaw G. 1978. Drug use and crime. Archive. Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology. https://aic.gov.au/publications/archive/drug-use-crime