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ADS3458 Addiction Studies: Preventive Practice
Credit Points: 15
ADS3355 Addiction Studies: Social Action
This unit focuses on how illegal drugs are controlled at international and national levels and contrasts the issues between developed and developing nations.  An examination of the history of the global control of tobacco is used to identify the lessons it provides for the control of other drugs. The unit completes the student’s understanding of the national and international implications of adopting a harm minimisation approach to reducing drug-related harm.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
MIAADTAddiction Studies Minor
MAAAHUAddiction Studies Major
DMAAAHAddiction Studies and Youth Work Double Major
C25Associate Degree in Criminology and Justice
K12Bachelor of Arts (Psychology and Addiction Studies)
G81Bachelor of Criminology and Justice
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2012 VET: 15/03/2012