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8 International Drug Can it Be Stopped?

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  06 September 2018

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According to a 1982 report prepared for the governor of New York by Joseph A. Califano, Jr., former secretary of health, education, and welfare, the number of heroin addicts in New York City had increased by 50 per cent since 1978. A Rand Corporation study quoted in the Califano report indicated that heroin addicts averaged 167 crimes a year. And the trends in both were upward.

Identifying Human Values
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