ALICE RAP Science Findings

The ALICE RAP Science Findings give a simple (1-2 page) account of each of the main results coming out of the different lines of research undertaken in the project. Each Science Finding gives a summary of the results and links to further reading and the more detailed ALICE RAP deliverable reports.

The full volume of science findings is now available for download.

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AR Science Findings 36 - Who profits from illegal drugs AR Science Findings 36 - Who profits from illegal drugs

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The money Italian users spend on cocaine gets split very roughly into thirds: about one-third remains in the hands of the retailers who sell directly to users, one third going to the higher-level dealers within Italy, and one-third flowing out of the country and to international traffickers.

Key words: retailers, drug dealing, profit, international traffic

 

Lead author(s): Pardal, Tzvetkova, Disley

AR Science Findings 35 - Dealers in Italy AR Science Findings 35 - Dealers in Italy

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Frequency of supply, price levels, quality and quantity of supplies, typical places and dealing techniques are different at various levels of the illicit drug supply chain and areas of Italy, outlining two main categories of dealers, each with typical characteristics: those who work as part of a criminal organization and those who work independently.

Key words: business strategies, drug dealing, motivations, organized crime

 

Lead author(s): Tzvetkova, Pardal, Disley

AR Science Findings 34 - Business tactics AR Science Findings 34 - Business tactics

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Imprisoned drug dealers reported that they aimed to sell mainly to regular customers and employed tactics to secure a stable customer base, including offering discounts, providing credit and even occasionally, offering  ‘freebies’ or ‘extras’ to regular customers.

Key words: suppliers, drug dealing, tactics, customer service

Lead author(s): Tzvetkova, Pardal, Disley

AR Science Findings 33 - Share of consumption AR Science Findings 33 - Share of consumption

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Addicts account for a substantial share of both tobacco and alcohol consumption across Europe.

Key words: tobacco, alcohol, addicts, share of consumption

 

Lead author(s): Baumberg

AR Science Findings 32 - Online Bingo AR Science Findings 32 - Online Bingo

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Online bingo websites use a range of strategies to draw in new users, foster emotional attachment and encourage heavier involvement in gambling.

Key words: online bingo, marketing, gambling, belonging, excessive use

 

Lead author(s): Stead