Informing America's Policy on Illegal Drugs: What We Don't Know Keeps Hurting Us

Published: 
1 January 2001
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National Research Council
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Commissioned by the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, this report by the National Research Council concludes that current efforts to evaluate drug-prevention strategies should be significantly improved, as enforcement measures are often embraced without the benefit of scientific evidence indicating whether they can indeed make much of a difference, or any at all.