Drugs policy and the city in Europe


Illicit drug problems and responses and the different forms they can take in the city environment are explored in this paper. It addresses four areas: urban spaces and drug use, responses to city-level drug problems, city-level drugs strategies, and the coordination and funding of city-level policies.

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Table of contents

  • Summary
  • Drug problems at city level: an introduction
  • Urban spaces and drug use
  • Businesses and recreational drug use
  • City-level drugs policies
  • Coordinating and funding city-level drugs policy
  • Conclusions
  • References