Drugs in Society: Causes, Concepts and Control

Drugs in Society: Causes, Concepts and Control

by Taylor and Francis

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Drugs in Society: Causes, Concepts and Control by Taylor and Francis

This text addresses important issues associated with drug abuse in the US. It details the history of drug abuse and the development of drug control policy, reviews drug pharmacology, and outlines theories of drug abuse. There is much material on gangs and drugs and the involvement of organized crime in the drug trade, and discussion on drug laws and drug enforcement initiatives. Other issues examined include medical marijuana, drug testing, and drug abuse in sports. Learning features include objectives, key terms, and critical thinking questions. Lyman is affiliated with Columbia College; Potter, affiliated with Eastern Kentucky University. Annotation c. Book News, Inc.,Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780870845239
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/01/1996
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 480

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