Our right to drugs : the case for a free market (Book, 1992) [WorldCat.org]
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Our right to drugs : the case for a free market

Author: Thomas Szasz
Publisher: New York : Praeger, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Our Right to Drugs, Thomas Szasz shows that our present drug war started at the beginning of this century, when the U.S. government first assumed the task of protecting people from patent medicines. By the end of World War I, however, the free market in drugs was but a dim memory, if that. Instead of dwelling on the familiar impracticality or unfairness of our drug laws, Szasz demonstrates the deleterious  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Szasz, Thomas Stephen, 1920-
Our right to drugs.
New York : Praeger, 1992
(OCoLC)645780936
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Szasz
ISBN: 0275942163 9780275942168
OCLC Number: 24626918
Description: xvii, 199 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Drugs as Property: The Right We Rejected --
2. The American Ambivalence: Liberty vs. Utopia --
3. The Fear We Favor: Drugs as Scapegoats --
4. Drug Education: The Cult of Drug Disinformation --
5. The Debate on Drugs: The Lie of Legalization --
6. Blacks and Drugs: Crack as Genocide --
7. Doctors and Drugs: The Perils of Prohibition --
8. Between Dread and Desire: The Burden of Choice.
Responsibility: Thomas Szasz.

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.In Our Right to Drugs, Thomas Szasz shows that our present drug war started at the beginning of this century, when the American government first assumed the task of protecting people from patent  Read more...

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