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G&M(GroupPresentation) - Chapter 14 Legitimizing Drug...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style  9/8/10 Sehrish Khan  Gimena Chavez Chapter 14 Legitimizing Drug Use:  A Note on the  Impact of Gang Membership and Drug Sales on the Use of Illicit Drugs
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 9/8/10 The Link Between Gangs and Drugs Most research has demonstrated that gang members  sell drugs as individuals and gangs have little control  over profit and sales made by their members. The concept of a market implies both sellers and  buyers, however little is known of gang members and  their involvement as consumers.
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 9/8/10 The Link between Gangs and Drugs (Cont.) In the early 1980s gang members were both sellers  and users of cocaine but that use of cocaine declined  as cocaine sales became a means of income. 42% of cocaine sellers are presently using the drug.
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 9/8/10 Fagan Survey 1989 Surveyed inner-city youths in high crime  neighborhoods in SD, LA, and Chicago. He identified 4 types of gangs: Social gangs, party  gangs, serious delinquent gangs, and organized  gangs. Fagan concluded that involvement in drug sales is 
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