QR link for Pulse Check Trends in Drug Abuse Mid–Year 2000
Add to Book Shelf
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Book

Pulse Check Trends in Drug Abuse Mid–Year 2000

Click here to view

Book Id: WPLBN0000126012
Format Type: PDF eBook
File Size: 0.7 MB
Reproduction Date: 2008
Full Text

Title: Pulse Check Trends in Drug Abuse Mid–Year 2000  
Author:
Volume:
Language: English
Subject: Government publications, Legislation., Government Printing Office (U.S.)
Collections: Government Library Collection
Historic
Publication Date:
Publisher: Government Printing Office

Citation

APA MLA Chicago

Pulse Check Trends in Drug Abuse Mid–Year 2000. (n.d.). Pulse Check Trends in Drug Abuse Mid–Year 2000. Retrieved from http://cn.ebooklibrary.org/


Excerpt
Excerpt: Acknowledgements: The Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) acknowledges the contributions made by the 74 Pulse Check sources who voluntarily prepared for and participated in the in-depth discussions that are the basis for this report. Their names (unless they requested anonymity) appear in an appendix. Information presented in this publication reflects the views of those sources, and not necessarily those of the Federal Government. Marcia Meth, Rebecca Chalmers, Gail Bassin, and the staff of Johnson, Bassin & Shaw, Inc., produce the Pulse Check for ONDCP, under Contract Nu-ber 282-98-0011, Task Order Number 008. Anne McDonald Pritchett, Office of Programs, Budget, Research, and Evaluation, ONDCP, serves as the project director and editor for Pulse Check.

Table of Contents
CONTENTS Highlights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Heroin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Cocaine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Marijuana . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Methamphetamine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 Special Topic: “Ecstasy” and Other Club Drugs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 Appendix 1: Methodology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Appendix 2: Population Demographics in the 20 Pulse Check Sites . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 Appendix 3: National-Level Data Sources Available in the 20 Pulse Check Sites . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 Appendix 4: Pulse Check Sources . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 EXHIBITS Highlights Exhibit 1. How serious is the perceived drug problem? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 Exhibit 2. How has the perceived drug problem changed between 1999 and 2000? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 Exhibit 3. What are the most serious drug problems in the 20 Pulse Check communities? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 Exhibit 4. In which sites has the “most serious” drug problem changed? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 Exhibit 5. What new problems have emerged or intensified during 2000? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 Exhibit 6. How available are illegal drugs in Pulse Check communities? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 Heroin Exhibit 1. How has heroin availability changed (1999 vs 2000)? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 Exhibit 2. How available are the different forms of heroin? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 Exhibit 3. How is heroin referred to, and what types of heroin predominate, in different regions of the country? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 Exhibit 4. Heroin gram prices and purity, by heroin type and city . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 Exhibit 5. What age group is most likely to use heroin? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 Exhibit 6. How do users administer heroin? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13 Exhibit 7. Where and with whom is heroin used? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15 Exhibit 8. How has heroin use impacted the health of users? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16 Exhibit 9. Where is street-level heroin sold? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19 Exhibit 10. What other drugs do heroin dealers sell? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19 Exhibit 11. Heroin brand names in s

 
 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.