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NCJ Number: 148995 Find in a Library
Title: Drugs and Alcohol in Norway
Corporate Author: Norwegian National Institute for Alcohol and Drug Research
Editor(s): L Grytten
Date Published: 1993
Page Count: 132
Sponsoring Agency: Norwegian National Institute for Alcohol and Drug Research
Oslo 4, Norway
Type: Statistics
Format: Document
Language: English; Norwegian
Country: Norway
Annotation: This documents presents updated statistics on the use of alcohol, addictive medication, and illegal drugs in Norway and on the availability, economy, damage, care facilities and crime associated with the use of illegal drugs.
Abstract: The first section tabulates figures on registered alcohol consumption in Norway and other foreign countries. The second section deals with establishments licensed for the sale and serving of alcoholic beverages. The section on economic factors related to alcohol consumption covers real price indices for spirits and wine, government revenues from alcohol sales, and consumers' expenditures on alcohol. Damage caused by alcohol and drug use can include deaths and related health costs, HIV infection, and motor vehicle accidents caused by drivers under the influence of alcohol or drugs. The remaining chapters examine crime associated with the use of alcohol or drugs, the care of people with alcohol- and drug- related problems, sales of addictive medicines, and young people's use of alcohol and drugs. 67 tables
Main Term(s): Statistics
Index Term(s): Alcoholic beverage consumption; Drug abuse; Drug Related Crime; Norway
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