Drugs, Crime, and the Justice System

Drugs, Crime, and the Justice System

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An overview of how the U.S. justice system combats illegal drugs. Discusses the intersection of the control of crime and the control of drugs, and medical, educational and financial systems. Also gathers information from other disciplines, such as social work, pharmacology, and economics. Discusses the consequences and extent of illegal drug use; the business of illegal drug cultivation, manufacture and merchandising; the U.S. response to drugs both past and present; and the justice system1s response to illegal drugs. Graphs and charts.The pharmacologic mechanisms through which various drugs exert their effects are only partially understood Research ... For example, a person who is depressed may use drugs to elevate mood; one who is suffering severe anxiety may seekanbsp;...

Title:Drugs, Crime, and the Justice System
Publisher:DIANE Publishing - 1992-05-01


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