- Was an increase in cocaine use among injecting drug users in New South Wales, Australia, accompanied by an increase in violent crime?
Degenhardt, L. / Day, C. / Hall, W. / Conroy, E. / Gilmour, S.
- BMC Public Health
- Link to Published Abstract
Crime, International, Legislation and Policy
Crack Cocaine/ supply & distribution, Crime/ statistics & numerical data/trends, Law Enforcement, New South Wales/epidemiology, Public Policy
Data on injecting drug users (IDU) were obtained from the Illicit Drug Reporting System, and monthly New South Wales Police incident data on arrests for cocaine possession/use, robbery offences, homicides,... read more >