International Journal of Drug Policy

The International Journal of Drug Policy (IJDP) is the official journal of the International Harm Reduction Association. It provides a forum for the dissemination of current research, reviews, debate, and critical analysis on drug use and drug policy in a global context. It seeks to publish material on the social, political, legal, and health contexts of psychoactive substance use, both licit and illicit.

The IJDP is particularly concerned with exploring the effects of drug policy and practice on drug-using behaviour and its health and social consequences. It is the policy of the journal to represent a wide range of material on drug-related matters from around the world.

A free, annual subscription to the International Journal of Drug Policy is available for all Premium and Institutional IHRA members.

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