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R46

Author Don Weatherburn, Bronwyn Lind, Lubica Forsythe, Stella Patete, Sandra Sunjic and Deborah Zador
Published January 1999
Report Type General Report Series
Subject Drugs and Drug Courts
Keywords Drug law enforcement, heroin, methadone treatment

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Summary

Aim

The aim of this research is to assess whether street-level drug law enforcement encourages heroin users into methadone treatment and to assess the extent to which it promotes unsafe injection practices.