470-Drug Policy Slides

Agree drugprohibitioncreatesablackmarket

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Unformatted text preview: d therefore guided politics and public opinion. Drug Policy Drug Text 265­66 Hawks Doves Owls Harm reduction Each approach has valid ideological arguments, specific public policy strategies, and unintended consequences. Link Between Drugs & Crime Link “Effect” aspect, it encourages reckless and combative behavior. (Agree?) Drug prohibition creates a black market and all related behavior that goes with it. Users commit crime to obtain more money for drugs. Varies with type of drug (cost & availability) Violent vs. non­violent affect of different types of drugs. Limits of Criminal Law Limits The “lessons of History” discussed on pages 271­72. Do you agree with the authors conclusions about the...
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2011 for the course CJ 470 taught by Professor Hughes during the Winter '11 term at Grand Valley State University.

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