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Legalizing drugs : crime stopper or social risk?

Author: Margaret J Goldstein
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Twenty-First Century Books, ©2010.
Series: USA today's debate.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses issues pertaining to the legalization of drugs, covering the history of drug use and abuse, the war on drugs, potential risks and benefits, the medical marijuana movement, and other related topics, and includes quotes, anecdotes, and discussion which were originally published in "USA Today."
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret J Goldstein
ISBN: 9780761351160 0761351167
OCLC Number: 406945780
Description: 160 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm.
Contents: A history of drug use and abuse --
The war on drugs --
A lost cause? --
A war worth fighting --
The potential of legalized drugs --
The risks of legalized drugs --
Is marijuana different? --
Voice of the people.
Series Title: USA today's debate.
Responsibility: Margaret J. Goldstein.

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Discusses issues pertaining to the legalization of drugs, covering the history of drug use and abuse, the war on drugs, potential risks and benefits, the medical marijuana movement, and other related topics, and includes quotes, anecdotes, and discussion which were originally published in "USA Today."

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