Macro- notes part 2

Macro- notes part 2 - cheaper to track down 1 supplier than...

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Notes History of heroin market- prior to 1914 opium & heroin were legal; consumed opium in diluted liquid form; overdoses were uncommon. Harrison Narcotics Act of 1914 - controlled sale of opiates; doctors could only prescribe for pain. Graphs Standard practice: crack down on suppliers rather than demanders;
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Unformatted text preview: cheaper to track down 1 supplier than all his customers. Good for politicians Free Needle Exchange Program- bring old needles & trade them in for new, clean ones; harm reduction program. AIDS/HIV & Hep. C decreased....
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