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Exploring the relationship between cannabis use and crime among adolescents

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Within both the Australian and international literature, the association between substance use and criminal activity is well established.  The nature of the relationship, however, is still widely debated with no overall consensus being reached on how crime and substance use influence each other. 

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Completed

Examining the relative cost effectiveness of different types of law enforcement interventions directed towards methamphetamine.

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Governments and policy makers are interested in determining which interventions are more or less effective than others, such that the scarce funding resources can be allocated in the most efficient manner possible. Thus, where should law enforcement invest its resources?

Project Status: 
Completed