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Why our drug laws have failed and what we can do about it : a judicial indictment of the war on drugs

Author: James P Gray
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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A forceful argument for why we need to repeal drug prohibition

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James P Gray
ISBN: 9781439907986 1439907986 9781439907993 1439907994 9781439908006 1439908001
OCLC Number: 929406545
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 284 p)
Contents: Preface to Second Edition PART I: Introduction PART II: Our Drug Laws Have Failed 1 Past and Present A Historical Perspective Emergence of the Prison-Industrial Complex 2 Increased Harm to Communities Communities Awash in Illicit Drugs Violence and Corruption Domestic Foreign 3 Erosion of Protections of the Bill of Rights: Where's Paul Revere? 4 Increased Harm to Drug Users Demonization Deterioration of Health 5 Increased Harm for the Future Conspiracy Theories Government Policy: Don't Discuss It! PART III: Options 6 Increased Zero Tolerance 7 Education 8 Drug Treatment Rehabilitation Medicalization Needle Exchange Programs Drug Substitution Programs Drug Maintenance Programs 9 Deprofitization of Drugs Legalization Decriminalization Regulated Distribution 10 Federalism, Not Federalization PART IV: What We Can Do About It Appendix A: Resolution Appendix B: Government Commission Reports and Other Public Inquiries Index
Other Titles: E-Libro (Servicio en línea)
Responsibility: James P. Gray.

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"As provocative and topical as the film Traffic, here's a scathing jeremiad against the war on drugs, notable both for the author's position and for the sustained anger of its argument." -Publishers Read more...

 
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