Drug use in prison : practices, consequences and responses
Summary, OFDT, 9 p.
What is the extent and nature of illicit drug use in prisons in France? What are the consequences and what responses are being provided? Published in December 2019, an issue of the OFDT's Théma collection gave an overview of existing work on these issues based on a twofold approach: a literature review allowing a retrospective over 20 years and a valorisation of the Monitoring Centre's latest productions on the subject.
The state of play drawn up by this publication shows that, despite the growing attention paid to these issues in France, data on drug use in prisons remains too disparate. It should soon be expanded by the prospects set out in the roadmap 2019-2022 concerning inmates and, in particular, the results of new epidemiological surveys.
Authors : Caroline Protais, Julien Morel d’Arleux, Marie Jauffret-Roustide
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