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[3] 18 March 2020: Is Cannabis a Gateway Drug? Key Findings and Literature Review

Dear DRC-colleagues,

The new reality of working from home allows us to delve more deeply into our substantive policy files. That is why I regularly send out a so-called ‘pearl of the day’. These are generally so-called ‘meta-studies / research syntheses’ on a subject relevant to DRC. These gems provide insight into what works and what does not work in tackling all kinds of crime phenomena. For the enthusiast, click on the link below. There you will find an overview of almost 500 of these studies, systematized according to police strategies, situational crime prevention, and criminal interventions:

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/326177342_Wat_Werkt_Een_systematisch_overzicht_van_recent_verschenen_meta_evaluaties_synthesestudies_binnen_de_kennisdomeinen_situationele_criminaliteitspreventie_politiezorg_en_strafrechtelijke_interventies_19?_sg=XXaX629arMdzn0-6UFv5Fbv4W0U7aaiZzVk_deE5YO3zkCAefh7u1VnKSb7ItUaKnS3xs9Potv7rGEyLDfBedl49Qbm58jMuf6dn-FzW.Xp44U15GaBxaEj0O6hj9_mYBSrMBZszUo-7i_pfTYvVLnsStmZQPTQ93fik1v0F9qMxhrq4ZJDqIzqx1VqS6gw