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Drug control in a free society

by James B. Bakalar

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [Cambridgeshire], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drug control,
  • Drug abuse,
  • Drug addiction,
  • Drug and Narcotic Control

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJames B. Bakalar, Lester Grinspoon.
    ContributionsGrinspoon, Lester, 1928-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV5801 .B314 1984
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 174 p. ;
    Number of Pages174
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2849130M
    ISBN 10052126572X
    LC Control Number84011347

    Drugs, Society, and Criminal Justice is a highly readable introduction to the major facts and issues concerning criminal justice and drug-taking behavior in America today. Building on sociological theory, it explores the social problems associated with drug use and the theoretical reasons for drug use and Edition: 4th formal social control agencies), (3) previous and failed attempts to terminate drug consumption, and (4) self-awareness as having a drug and/or alcohol problem. Another important point is that few theories from any discipline, including sociology, have done a good job explaining the differences between drug or alcohol use, abuse, or addiction.

    background of drug enforcement in the United States including how drugs came under the control of federal justice authorities and how legislation and administrative actions changed domestic drug enforcement. It then provides a brief overview of drug enforcement in the United States and summarizes U.S. drug Size: KB.   The U.S. government is spending an enormous amount of money to wage this war--a figure that has exploded in the last two decades. In , the federal drug control budget stood at $ billion. By , it was $11 billion. Today, it is $17 billion. And the lion's share of that cost goes not to drug prevention and treatment but to imprisonment.

    A Drug-Free Society 5 war veterans diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).4 But if we consider the veterans to have a right to be treated, it seems like we need to believe the latter, i.e., that it is in the context of which a drug is used that we find moral value. Even if . Free drugs or drug free? - finally, and most importantly, make drug control a society-wide issue. Drug policies are too important to be left to drug experts like you and me, and to governments alone. It is a society-wide responsibility that requires society-wide engagement.


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