More Studies of Drugs and Drug Policy

More Studies of Drugs and Drug Policy

More research is coming forth than ever before on the subject of drug policy.   This page will include recent studies and reports on drug policy.

Schaffer Library Studies  – External Links

Schaffer Library Studies

Year

Country

Title

1994

US

Technologies for Understanding and Preventing Substance Abuse and Addiction — US Government Office of Technology Assessment — October 18, 1994

Summary not yet available.

1995

World Health Organization

A Comparative Appraisal of the Health and Psychological Consequences of Alcohol, Cannabis, Nicotine and Opiate Use -WHO Project on Health Implications of Cannabis Use

This report by the World Health Organization states that cannabis use has fewer negative health consequences than either alcohol or tobacco.

1996

Australia

The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use – National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre – Prepared for the National Task Force on Cannabis

Summary not yet available.

1996 Australia Drug Lore – The Questioning of Our Current Drug Law – Australian Drug Law Reform Foundation

Summary not yet available.

1996

Australia

Drugs and our Community – Report of the Premier’s Drug Advisory Council, Melbourne: Victorian Government, March, 1996

Summary not yet available.

1996

Australia

Beyond Prohibition – Report of the Redfern Legal Centre Drug Law Reform Project – September 1996

This recent report from Australia explores specific options for alternatives to the current drug prohibition.

1996 Netherlands Drug Control Through Legalisation – A plan for regulation of the drug problem in the Netherlands
1998 UK House of Lords Report on Medical Marijuana
Ordered to be printed November 4, 1998
1999 US Marijuana as Medicine – Assessing the Science BaseFull text of the report issued by the National Academy of Sciences – Institute of Medicine, as ordered by the US Director of National Drug Control Policy
1999 Switzerland Cannabis Report of the Swiss Federal Commission For Drug Issues (PDF File) May 1999
2000 UK Drugs and the Law – Report of the Independent Inquiry into the Misuse of Drugs Act, 1971 –  Chairman: Viscountess Runciman DBE
2000 Canada Canadian Senate Special Committee on Illegal Drugs 37th Parliament, 1st Session
(January 29, 2001 – September 16, 2002)

Schaffer Library Studies  – External Links

External Links

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See the CEDRO Library for additional materials on drugs and drug policy, including materials on Europe, and studies and reports in foreign languages.

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See Common Sense for Drug Policy for more studies and lots of handy documents with brief synopses of important facts.
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