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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Date added: 02/01/2016
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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 07-Prevalence of alcohol disorders AR Science Findings 07-Prevalence of alcohol disorders

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More than 11 million people aged 18-64 years are alcohol dependent in Europe (EU+ Iceland+ Norway+ Switzerland), whereas more than 22 million qualify for an alcohol use disorder (AUD; i.e. alcohol dependence or alcohol abuse/harmful use)

Key words: monitoring, alcohol-attributable harm, dependence, heavy drinking


Lead author(s): Rehm

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 28 - Popular images AR Science Findings 28 - Popular images

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Date added: 02/03/2016
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Cocaine, amphetamines and heroin are perceived by European citizens as the ‘addictions’ with the most severe consequences to society, whereas tobacco, despite being responsible for the largest share of premature deaths caused by addictive substances, is perceived as having one of the least severe impacts on society.

Key words: addictions, severity, popular perceptions, addictiveness

 

Lead author(s): Blomqvist

AR Science Findings 45-Harm reduction AR Science Findings 45-Harm reduction

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Opioid substitution treatment proves to positively impact drug users living conditions and well-being.

Key words: well-being, opioid substitution treatment, drug users

 

Lead author(s): Palacio-Vieira, Segura, Colom