CJ assignment #5

CJ assignment #5 - "Crack, Powder Cocaine, and Heroin:...

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“Crack, Powder Cocaine, and Heroin: Drug Purchase and Use Patterns in Six U.S. Cities” is a study conducted by Jack K. Riley. This study was conducted to improve the understanding of search costs more accurately portrayed the full costs that heroin, crack, and powder cocaine users paid for drugs in order to help policy makers identify factors that affect the availability of drugs. This study provides insight into how the drug markets differ and how drug users and drug markets are affected by different circumstances. The variables contained in this study are from a procurement interview, urine test variables, and a DUF interview. From the procurement interview, variables collected included the respondent’s method of using the drug, the term used to refer to the drug, whether the respondent bought the drug in the neighborhood, the number of different dealers the respondent bought the drug from, how the respondent made the connection with the dealer, their main drug source, and whether the respondent went to someone else
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