Drugs and Crime 2 - 8/27/11 DrugsandCrimecontinued

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 8/27/11 Drugs and Crime  continued… Lecture 9
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8/27/11 Goals of the lecture 1. Cost of abuse (direct and indirect) 1. Solving the drug problem 1. Enforcement  2. Asset forfeiture 3. Interdiction 4. Crop control 5. Prevention and Treatment 6. Legalization and Decriminalization
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8/27/11 Discussion What do you think are some of the  cost of drugs and crimes?
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8/27/11 Cost of drug use and abuse Dollars and lives lost/premature death  due  to drugs  Impaired productivity: Lost of work due to  time off to deal with a crime related to drugs Justice system: time spent filling out police  forms, going to courts, and the costs of  criminal justice
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8/27/11 The New Estimated Cost   HIV and AIDS with injecting drug users  Increased numbers of people treated for alcohol  abuse and those individuals also have drug abuse  problems  Substance abuse treatment  An increase cocaine and crack cocaine availability Delivery of health services for drug abuse  Expanding scientific knowledge
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8/27/11 Solving the drug problem Enforcement  Tonry and Wilson (1990) 1. High-level enforcement 2. Retail-level Enforcement What are some problems with high- level and retail-level enforcement?
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