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Illegal Drugs in Grenada: Arrests and Drug Treatment from 2001–2009

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2012.061
Pages: 
604–9
Synopsis: 
Drug use and its ills vastly affect Caribbean nations including Grenada. Trends and drug treatment options particularly in the years 2001 to 2009 are addressed in this article.
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Objective: Illegal drug use and abuse has increased in the Caribbean since the 1990s. In Grenada, statistical indicators such as admission rates to treatment facilities and drug arrests have provided evidence for the increased rates of illegal drug use and abuse.  This study reviewed these statistical indicators and explored drug treatment options in Grenada from 2001 to 2009. 
 
Accepted: 
12 Feb, 2013
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e-Published: 22 Jan, 2014
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