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Patterns of drug use in Australian society

Toni Makkai

Patterns of drug use in Australian society

an analysis of national trend data, 1985-91

by Toni Makkai

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Published by Australian Government Publishing Service in Canberra .
Written in English


Edition Notes

At head if title: Department of Health, Housing, Local Government and Community Services.

StatementToni Makkai, Ian McAllister.
ContributionsMcAllister, Ian.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15099329M
ISBN 100642193363

  Marijuana, hashish or cannabis resin was the most commonly reported illicit drug used by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the last 12 months at 24% (% of males compared with % of females). Lower proportions of use were reported for: other drugs (including heroin and cocaine) (%); the non-medical use of analgesics and. Overview of current national drug policies and programs. State policies and initiatives. Key stakeholders in the AOD sector. Legislation that impacts on work with young people. National Drug Strategy () The Alcohol and Other Drug Council of Australia ().

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Drug Use in Australian Society, second edition, brings together and outlines all the relevant concepts, theories and practices pertinent to understanding alcohol and other drug use in Australian introduces the history of drug use in Australian society, outlines theoretical perspectives and explores public policy responses to drug use.

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