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The Swiss Heroin Policy

Dominik Egli

Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics (SJES), 1999, vol. 135, issue II, 187-206

Abstract: The Swiss heroin policy is compared to a theoretically derived rational drug policy. It is argued that, although being one of the most liberal policies worldwide, the Swiss policy still is too repressive. A further legalization of heroin would most probably be welfare enhancing.

Date: 1999
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