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.

Documents

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AR Science Findings 10 - Criminal Justice Costs - Poland AR Science Findings 10 - Criminal Justice Costs - Poland

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Date added: 06/02/2016
Date modified: 06/02/2016
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Poland’s “zero tolerance” drug legislation in 2010 could have been responsible for high police and judiciary sector costs and for high number of recorded drug crimes at that time.

Key words: Criminal justice, Drug control, Costs, Zero tolerance


Lead author(s): Liquori

AR Science Findings 09-Avoidable costs AR Science Findings 09-Avoidable costs

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Date added: 02/01/2016
Date modified: 06/02/2016
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Reduced exposure to three addictive substances (alcohol, cigarettes, illegal drugs) could save many lives in Catalonia, Poland and Portugal

Key words: mortality burden, avoidable cost, drugs, productivity loss


Lead author(s): Mielecka-Kubien, Okulicz-Kozaryn, Zin-Sedek

AR Science Findings 08 - Toxicology MOE AR Science Findings 08 - Toxicology MOE

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Date added: 02/10/2016
Date modified: 06/02/2016
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Toxicological analyses find that alcohol is the most dangerous out of 10 commonly used illegal and legal drugs.

Key words: Toxicology, Ranking drugs, MOE, margin of exposure, alcohol


Lead author(s): Lachenmeier & Rehm

AR Science Findings 07-Prevalence of alcohol disorders AR Science Findings 07-Prevalence of alcohol disorders

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Date added: 02/01/2016
Date modified: 06/02/2016
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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 06-Mortality burden AR Science Findings 06-Mortality burden

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Date added: 02/01/2016
Date modified: 06/02/2016
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Almost a third of premature deaths in Poland, Portugal and Catalonia are caused by alcohol, tobacco and illicit drug use; the proportion is even higher amongst men

Key words: social cost, drugs, mortality burden


Lead author(s): Mielecka-Kubien, Okulicz-Kozaryn & Zin-Sedek