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

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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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This note was uploaded on 11/16/2011 for the course MAC 101 taught by Professor Dr.jones during the Fall '10 term at Georgia Southern University .

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