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Using an Outcome-Based Framework to Analyse Drug Policies upon Methamphetamine Markets: A Comparison of New Zealand and the United States (Oregon)

Prepared by Matthew Nice, July 2007

About the author

Matthew Nice is a Research Expert at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in Vienna, Austria, specializing in global amphetamine-type stimulant drug markets. Matthew holds a Master’s degree in psychology and more than 10 years experience in drug control issues, working in the United States, New Zealand, and Austria. Prior to joining the UNODC he worked in the United States managing a government research unit evaluating crime and drug policies, monitoring drug and crime-related patterns and trends, and measuring criminal justice and addiction treatment system performance. During Matthew's Ian Axford Fellowship exchange to New Zealand he was based at New Zealand Police in Wellington, where he researched changing trends in the purity of New Zealand's methamphetamine markets and their policy implications.

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