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  • From Medicine to Morals, and Back Again? The Changing Perceptions of ‘the Drug Problem’ in Norway since 1965

    Paul Larsson

    Chapter from the book: Tham, H. 2021. Retreat or Entrenchment?: Drug Policies in the Nordic Countries at a Crossroads.

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    Norway has moved from a marked zero-tolerance policy to a debate on treatment instead of punishment. Youth using drugs are seen as problematic but the one with a problematic use should receive treatment. The political parties are however divided and a proposal for liberalization was voted down.

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    Larsson, P. 2021. From Medicine to Morals, and Back Again? The Changing Perceptions of ‘the Drug Problem’ in Norway since 1965. In: Tham, H (ed.), Retreat or Entrenchment?. Stockholm: Stockholm University Press. DOI: https://doi.org/10.16993/bbo.e
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    Published on Nov. 29, 2021

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