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Unformatted text preview: Num ber 2 THE SOCIAL IMPACT OF DRUG ABUSE This study was originally prepared by UNDCP as a position paper for the World Summit for Social Development (Copenhagen, 6-12 March 1995) Contents Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Chapter Part one: background I. The drug problem . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 A. The global context . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 B. Growing plants to produce drugs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 C. Distribution and illicit trafficking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 D. Consumption of drugs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 E. Overview of opium/heroin and coca/cocaine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Part two: impact of drug abuse II. Social implications of drug abuse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 A. Family and community . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 B. Health . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 C. Education . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 D. Crime . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 E. Work and employment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Part three III. Drugs and the environment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 IV. Drugs and development . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 V. Alternative development . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 A. What is alternative development . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 B. How can alternative development be characterized? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 C. Necessary components and implementation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Part four VI. Conclusions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 A. Drug abuse problems: losing ground . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 B. Lack of productive employment and impact on the workplace . . . . . . . . . . . 42 C. Implications of rural and urban poverty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 D. Marginalization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 E. Future challenges . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Future challenges ....
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This note was uploaded on 10/25/2010 for the course FOSEE CVL1040 taught by Professor None during the Spring '09 term at Multimedia University, Cyberjaya.

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