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Legalizing drugs

Author: Karin Swisher
Publisher: San Diego, Calif. : Greenhaven Press, ©1996.
Series: At issue (San Diego, Calif.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines arguments in support of and against legalizing drugs.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karin Swisher
ISBN: 1565103793 9781565103795 1565103785 9781565103788
OCLC Number: 32703437
Description: 128 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Drugs in America: an overview / Close Up Foundation --
Drugs should be legalized / Doug Brandow --
Drug prohibition is harmful / Barbara Ehrenreich --
The war on drugs is futile / Max Frankel --
Legalizing drugs would benefit the United States / Steven B. Duke & Albert C. Gross --
Legalizing drugs would reduce drug-related crime / Bill Killion --
Legalization would help solve the nation's drug problem / Peter J. Riga --
Drug use should be decriminalized / Elliott Currie --
Drugs should not be legalized / William J. Olson --
The war on drugs is not futile / James Q. Wilson --
Legalizing drugs would not reduce crime / Gerald W. Lynch & Roberta Blotner --
Legalizing drugs would increase drug abuse / A.M. Rosenthal --
The benefits of drug legalization are myths / Lee P. Brown.
Series Title: At issue (San Diego, Calif.)
Responsibility: Karin L. Swisher, book editor.

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Examines arguments in support of and against legalizing drugs.

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