Hidden wholesale: The drug diffusing capacity of online drug cryptomarkets

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Aldridge, Judith ; Décary-Hétu, David (2016)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Journal: International Journal of Drug Policy, volume 35, pages 7-15 (issn: 0955-3959)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2016.04.020
  • Subject: Medicine (miscellaneous) | Health Policy

Background: In spite of globalizing processes ‘offline’ retail drug markets remain localized and – in recent decades – typically ‘closed’, in which dealers sell primarily to known customers. We characterize drug cryptomarkets as ‘anonymous open’ marketplaces that allow ... View more
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