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Publications

This page lists a selection of publications on the topic of cannabis cultivation and related policies by members of the research team.

Special issue of International Journal of Drug Policy

Potter, G. R., & Decorte, T., (Eds.). (2015). Special Issue: Domestic cannabis cultivation. International Journal of Drug Policy, 26(3).

Books

Decorte, T., Potter, G., & Bouchard, M. (Eds.). (2011). World Wide Weed. Global trends in cannabis cultivation and its control. Farnham, UK: Ashgate.

Potter, G. (2010). Weed, need and greed: A study of domestic cannabis cultivation. London: Free Association Books.

Room, R., Fischer, B., Hall, W., Lenton, S., & Reuter, P. (2010). Cannabis policy. Moving beyond stalemate. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Werse, B. (Ed.) (2008). Drogenmärkte. Strukturen und Szenen des Kleinhandels [Drug markets – structures and scenes of small-scale trade]. Frankfurt: Campus Verlag.

Articles

Barratt, M. J., & Lenton, S. (2015). Representativeness of online purposive sampling with Australian cannabis cultivators. International Journal of Drug Policy, 26(3), 323-326.

Barratt, M. J., Potter, G. R., Wouters, M., Wilkins, C., Werse, B., Perälä, J., Pedersen, M. M., Nguyen, H., Malm, A., Lenton, S., Korf, D., Klein, A., Heyde, J., Hakkarainen, P., Frank, V. A., Decorte, T., Bouchard, M., & Blok, T. (2015). Lessons from conducting trans-national Internet-mediated participatory research with hidden populations of cannabis cultivators. International Journal of Drug Policy, 26(3), 238–249.

Hakkarainen, P., Frank, V. A., Barratt, M. J., Dahl, H. V., Decorte, T., Karjalainen, K., Lenton, S., Potter, G., & Werse, B. (2015). Growing medicine: Small-scale cannabis cultivation for medical purposes in six different countries. International Journal of Drug Policy, 26(3), 250–256.

Lenton, S., Frank, V. A., Barratt, M. J., Dahl, H. V., & Potter, G. R. (2015). Attitudes of cannabis growers to regulation of cannabis cultivation under a non-prohibition cannabis model. International Journal of Drug Policy, 26(3), 257–266.

Potter, G. R., Barratt, M. J., Malm, A., Bouchard, M., Blok, T., Christensen, A.-S., Decorte, T., Frank, V. A., Hakkarainen, P., Klein, A., Lenton, S., Perälä, J., Werse, B., & Wouters, M. (2015). Global patterns of domestic cannabis cultivation: Sample characteristics and patterns of growing across eleven countries. International Journal of Drug Policy, 26(3), 226–237.

Werse, B. (2015). Hanfanbau in Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz. Ergebnisse aus dem deutschsprachigen Global Cannabis Cultivation Survey. Kriminologisches Journal, 47(2), 146-161.

Lenton, S. (2014). New regulated markets for recreational cannabis: public health or private profit? [letter] Addiction, 109(3), 354-355.

Werse, B. (2014). Wie kriminell sind ‘Social Supplier’ – Ergebnisse zum Drogenkleinsthandel aus zwei empirischen Studien. Rausch – Wiener Zeitschrift für Suchttherapie, 3 (2), 98-106.

Athey, N., Bouchard, M., Decorte, T., Frank, V., Hakkarainen, P. (2013). Cannabis Cultivation and Detection: A Comparative Study of Belgium, Finland, and Denmark. Drugs: Education, Prevention, Policy, 20, 203-215.

Bouchard, M., Beauregard, E., Kalacska, M. (2013). Journey to grow: Linking process to outcome in target site selection for cannabis cultivation. Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 50, 33-52.

Nguyen, H., Bouchard, M. (2013). Need, connections, or competence? Criminal achievement among adolescent offenders. Justice Quarterly, 30, 44-83.

Werse, B. (2013). Der Grower von nebenan. Erste Ergebnisse des deutschsprachigen Global Cannabis Cultivation Survey. In: Hanfjournal, 11.

Barratt, M. J., Bouchard, M., Decorte, T., Asmussen Frank, V., Hakkarainen, P., Lenton, S., Malm, A., Nguyen, H., & Potter, G. R. (2012). Understanding global patterns of domestic cannabis cultivation. Drugs and Alcohol Today, 12(4), 213-221.

Potter, G. R., & Chatwin, C. (2012). The problem with “skunk”. Drugs and Alcohol Today, 12(4), 232-240.

Wouters, M., Benschop, A., van Laar, M., & Korf, D. J. (2012). Cannabis use and proximity to coffee shops in the Netherlands. European Journal of Criminology, 9(4), 337-353.

Gallupe, O., Bouchard, M., Caulkins, J. (2011). No change is a good change? Restrictive deterrence in illegal drug markets. Journal of Criminal Justice, 39, 81-89.

Hakkarainen, P., Frank, V. A., Perälä, J., & Dahl, H. V. (2011). Small-scale cannabis growers in Denmark and Finland. European Addiction Research, 17, 119-128.

Hakkarainen, P., Perälä, J. , & Metso, L. (2011). Kukkaa pukkaa – Kannabiksen kotikasvatus Suomessa [Bud, bud, bud – Home growing of cannabis in Finland]. Yhteiskuntapolitiikka 76(2), 157-168.

Lenton, S., Liang, W., & Chikritzhs, C. (2011). Evidence of increasing age of onset of cannabis use among younger Australians. Addiction, 107, 650-657.

Decorte, T. (2010). Small scale domestic cannabis cultivation: An anonymous Web survey among 659 cannabis cultivators in Belgium. Contemporary Drug Problems, 37, 341-370.

Decorte, T. (2010). The case for small-scale domestic cannabis cultivation. International Journal of Drug Policy, 21, 271-275.

Lenton, S., & Allsop, S. (2010). A tale of CIN–the Cannabis Infringement Notice scheme in Western Australia. Addiction, 105, 808-816.

Nguyen, H., & Bouchard, M. (2010). Patterns of youth participation in cannabis cultivation. Journal of Drug Issues, 40, 263-294.

Bouchard, M., Alain, M., & Nguyen, H. (2009). Convenient labour: The prevalence and nature of youth involvement in the cannabis cultivation industry. International Journal of Drug Policy, 20, 467-474.

Bouchard, M., & Dion, C.B. (2009). Growers and facilitators: Probing the role of entrepreneurs in the development of the cannabis cultivation industry. Journal of Small Business & Entrepreneurship, 22, 25-38.

Bouchard, M. (2008). Towards a realistic method to estimate the size of cannabis cultivation industry in developed countries. Contemporary Drug Problems, 35, 291-320.

Barratt, M.J., Chanteloup, F., Lenton, S., & Marsh, A. (2005). Cannabis law reform in Western Australia: an opportunity to test theories of marginal deterrence and legitimacy. Drug and Alcohol Review, 24, 321-330.

Lenton, S. (2004). Pot, politics and the press–reflections on cannabis law reform in Western Australia. Drug and Alcohol Review, 23, 223-233.

Wilkins, C., & Casswell, S. (2003). Organized crime in cannabis cultivation in New Zealand: an economic analysis. Contemporary Drug Problems, 30, 757-777.

Book chapters

Hakkarainen, P., & Perälä, J. (2011). With a little help from my friends – Justifications of small-scale cannabis growers. In T. Decorte, G. Potter & M. Bouchard (Eds.), World wide weed: the globalisation and localisation of cannabis cultivation. (pp. 75-89). Farnham: Ashgate.

Lenton, S. (2011). Changing cannabis laws to facilitate a shift to domestic cannabis production as a harm reduction strategy – a case study. In T. Decorte, G. Potter & M. Bouchard (Eds.), World wide weed: the globalisation and localisation of cannabis cultivation. (pp. 197-213). Farnham: Ashgate.

Lenton, S. (2011). Knowledge Transfer at the Political Level: Bridging the Policy Research to Policy Practice Gap. In E. Banister, B. Leadbeater & A. Marshall (Eds.), Knowledge Translation in Context: Indigenous, Policy, and Community Settings (pp. 105-125). Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Potter, G. R. (2010). You reap what you sow. Profit, pleasure and pain in domestic cannabis cultivation. In T. Decorte & J. Fountain (Eds.), Pleasure, pain and profit. European perspectives on drugs (pp. 134-154). Lengerich: Pabst Science Publishers.

Decorte, T. (2008). Domestic cannabis cultivation in Belgium: On (un)intended effects of drug policy on the cannabis market. In D. J. Korf (Ed.), Cannabis in Europe: Dynamics in perception, policy and markets (pp. 69-86). Lengerich: Pabst Science Publishers.

Potter, G. R. (2008). The growth of cannabis cultivation: Explanations for import substitution in the UK. In D. J. Korf (Ed.), Cannabis in Europe: Dynamics in perception, policy and markets (pp. 87-105). Lengerich: Pabst Science Publishers.

Werse, B. (2008). Retail markets for cannabis – users, sharers, go-betweens and stash dealers. In: D. J. Korf (Ed.), Cannabis in Europe: Dynamics in perception, policy and markets (pp. 106-123). Lengerich: Pabst.

Lenton, S. (2005). Deterrence theory and the limitations of criminal penalties for cannabis use. In T. Stockwell, P. J. Gruenewald, J. W. Toumbourou & W. Loxley (Eds.), Preventing harmful substance use. The evidence base for policy and practice (pp. 267-277). New York: John Wiley and Sons.

 

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