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Bedouin-Arab People of the Negev: Conditions and Responses

  • Ibrahim Abu Jaffer
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Abstract

About one-third of the Israel’s Negev region population is Bedouin-Arab. During the past two decades or so, the Bedouin society has undergone rapid social and cultural change with positive and negative consequences including living conditions that are triggers for drug use—smoking, alcohol use even if forbidden by Islamic religious tenets, cannabis, synthetic cannabis, and other harmful substances. This paper reviews multiple factors that are related to emergency conditions including a war with drugs.

Keywords

Bedouin-Arabs Israel Drug use Emergency preparedness Cannabis use 

Notes

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Conflict of Interest

The author declares that there is no conflict of interest.

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The author declares the article is in compliance with the protection of all human and animal rights.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Tamar CenterRahatIsrael

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