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Meeting proceedings: MCDDA seminar on alternatives to prison, December 2002

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This report was compiled from a detailed analysis of the proceedings of a seminar held at the EMCDDA in December 2002. This was a two-day session attended by a group of leading experts in providing drug addicts with alternatives to prison detention who discussed key elements for the success and failure of some local initiatives carried out in the European Union and North America. The debate included a number of interesting presentations of the lessons learned in this field.

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