TITLE

Reason and rights in global drug control policy

AUTHOR(S)
Elliott, Richard; Csete, Joanne; Palepu, Anita; Kerr, Thomas
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/1/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 5, p655
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on issues concerning global drug control policy for the HIV/AIDS epidemic as of March 1, 2005. Question on whether the international community should promote evidence-based harm-reduction measures; Estimated number of illicit injection drug users worldwide; Topics discussed at the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs session within the month.
ACCESSION #
16191470

 

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