Drug Precipice: Illicit Drugs, Organised Crime, Fallacies of Legalisation, Worsening Problems, Solutions


Guide for people involved in policy formulation, drug education, health care workers and those concerned with the effects of drug use. Provides information about the health and social dangers of illicit drugs, legal drug markets and organised crime. Discusses the possible effects of decriminalising the use, supply and sale of illicit drugs and provides information about international drug policy and United Nations Conventions. Includes a brief history of drug use, references, a bibliography and an index. Mofitt is a former Royal Commissioner examining the infiltration of organised crime into Australia. Malouf is president of the Australian Pharmacists Against Drug Abuse and Thompson is a magistrate with experience in both adult and children's courts.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Edward S. Williams
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Sydney, N.S.W.
Publication year:
  • 1998


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