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by Linda Bickerstaff

Download Cocaine: Coke and the War on Drugs (Drug Abuse and Society) ePub
  • ISBN 1435850149
  • ISBN13 978-1435850149
  • Language English
  • Author Linda Bickerstaff
  • Publisher Rosen Pub Group (January 1, 2009)
  • Formats docx lit mbr mobi
  • Category Nutrition and Health
  • Subcategory Addiction and Recovery
  • Size ePub 1844 kb
  • Size Fb2 1300 kb
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Describes cocaine use and its effects, including why it is an addictive drug, how to seek addiction treatment, and the legal and societal issues involving cocaine.

In this book, readers learn the factors contributing to cocaine addiction and how coke works on the body

In this book, readers learn the factors contributing to cocaine addiction and how coke works on the body. They also learn about the various drug laws, criminal offenses, and some of the possible sentences if a person is convicted of illegal cocaine use. Strategies for treatment and rehabilitation are also presented. Teens are at higher risk for cocaine addiction than are those who first use cocaine as adults because their brains are not as fully developed. Not thinking of its possible consequences, young people try cocaine "just for fun" and soon find they are hooked. In this book, readers learn the factors contributing to cocaine addiction and how coke works on the body.

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Describes cocaine use and its effects, including why it is an addictive drug, how to seek addiction treatment, and the legal and societal issues involving cocaine. Cocaine: Coke and the War on Drugs (Drug Abuse and Society). We're committed to providing low prices every day, on everything.

If the drug war has failed to significantly reduce drug use, production, and . The war on drugs has created a black market for illicit drugs that criminal organizations around the world can rely on for revenue that payrolls other.

If the drug war has failed to significantly reduce drug use, production, and trafficking, then perhaps it's not worth these costs, and a new approach is preferable. How does the US decide which drugs are regulated or banned? The US uses what's called the drug scheduling system. Cocaine, meth, and opioid painkillers are Schedule 2 drugs, so they're considered to have some medical value and high potential for abuse. The war on drugs has created a black market for illicit drugs that criminal organizations around the world can rely on for revenue that payrolls other, more violent activities.

The war on drugs is a largely unsuccessful campaign, led by the . federal government, of drug prohibition, military aid, and military intervention, with the aim being the reduction of the illegal drug trade in the United States

The war on drugs is a largely unsuccessful campaign, led by the . federal government, of drug prohibition, military aid, and military intervention, with the aim being the reduction of the illegal drug trade in the United States. The initiative includes a set of drug policies that are intended to discourage the production, distribution, and consumption of psychoactive drugs that the participating governments and the UN have made illegal.

Cocaine is a powerfully addictive stimulant drug made from the leaves of the coca plant . Popular nicknames for cocaine include: Blow. People who use cocaine often take it in binges-taking the drug repeatedly within a short time, at increasingly higher doses-to maintain their high.

Cocaine is a powerfully addictive stimulant drug made from the leaves of the coca plant native to South America. Although health care providers can use it for valid medical purposes, such as local anesthesia for some surgeries, recreational cocaine use is illegal. How does cocaine affect the brain? Image by NIDA The brain's reward circuit, which controls feelings of pleasure.

Describes cocaine use and its effects, including why it is an addictive drug, how to seek addiction treatment, and the legal .

Describes cocaine use and its effects, including why it is an addictive drug, how to seek addiction treatment, and the legal and societal issues involving.

Examines drug abuse among teenagers. Discusses types of drugs and provides a biblical analysis. But what was once the pastime of Timothy Leary’s disciples and the habit of poverty-stricken junkies went mainline to the middle class

Examines drug abuse among teenagers. Also talks about how to keep kids off drugs and what to do if they are on drugs. But what was once the pastime of Timothy Leary’s disciples and the habit of poverty-stricken junkies went mainline to the middle class. A culture that once lived in the safe world of Ozzie and Harriet awoke to the stark realization that even their son Ricky used cocaine. The statistics are staggering. The average age of first alcohol use is 12, and the average age of first drug use is 13.

The global war on drugs has failed, with devastating consequences for individuals and societies around the world. Fifty years after the initiation of the UN Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, and 40 years after President Nixon launched the US government’s war on drugs, fundamental reforms in national and global drug control policies are urgently needed. Vast expenditures on criminalization and repressive measures directed at producers, traffickers and consumers of illegal drugs have clearly failed to effectively curtail supply or consumption.