Title : Pathways to Drug-Offense inmates
Researchers: Sumonthip Jaihlek, Nathee Chitsawang
The data was collected by interviewing 365 inmates who were classified into three groups; the drug user, the minor drug dealer and the major drug dealer. The interviewed inmates were those who are in 17 prisons and correctional institutions located in each part of the country.
According to the study, it was found majority of drug users came from low socio-economic background and had family problems. They became drug user became of the persuasion from close friends. Majority of them relied on income from drug addicted and professional dealer. However, for female dealer, majority of them were