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NCJ Number: 35938 Find in a Library
Title: UNEASY TRUCE - DRUG ABUSE TREATMENT AND ENFORCEMENT
Journal: JOURNAL OF POLICE SCIENCE AND ADMINISTRATION  Volume:4  Issue:2  Dated:(JUNE 1976)  Pages:213-216
Author(s): J T UNGERLEIDER
Corporate Author: Northwestern University
School of Law
Managing Editor
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 4
Sponsoring Agency: Northwestern University
Chicago, IL 60611
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: SOME RAMIFICATIONS OF DRUG DIVERSION, A NEW APPROACH NOW IN EFFECT TO HANDLE THE BASIC ISSUE OF THE INVOLUNTARY TREATMENT OF DRUG OFFENDERS IN CALIFORNIA, ARE DISCUSSED.
Abstract: THIS APPROACH DIVERTS FIRST OFFENDERS, FOLLOWING FORMAL ARREST, TO TREATMENT PROGRAMS. IT IS ARGUED THAT THIS PROGRAM IS PRIMARILY USED FOR THOSE INVOLVED IN DRUG USE, RATHER THAN DRUG ABUSE. THEREFORE, THOSE MOST IN NEED OF TREATMENT ARE NOT AFFECTED.
Index Term(s): California; Critiques; Diversion programs; Drug abuse; Drug law enforcement; Drug treatment; Drug use; Involuntary treatment
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