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The Resource Drug use & abuse, Micah L. Issitt

Drug use & abuse, Micah L. Issitt

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Drug use & abuse
Title
Drug use & abuse
Statement of responsibility
Micah L. Issitt
Title variation
Drug use and abuse
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Author
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Opinions Throughout History: Drug Use & Abuse explores the origins and impacts of what many experts now call a pandemic of opioid abuse in America. With commentary from public heath experts and the inclusion of more than 30 primary sources, Drug Abuse and Drug Epidemics also explores the origins, costs, and sharply polarized opinions regarding the decades old war on drugs, including discussion of opinions related to disparities in drug law convictions and punishments, and the effects of mass criminalization
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Issitt, Micah L
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Series statement
Opinions throughout history
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  • Drug abuse
  • Drug control
  • Drug utilization
  • Drugs
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Drug use & abuse, Micah L. Issitt
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Publisher's note -- Introduction -- Historical timeline -- 1. The opium odyssey : the power of the plant (1860) -- 2. America's favorite drug : alcohol : the second-most deadly drug (1855) -- 3. Cannabis history and use : the case against marijuana (1910s) -- 4. Treating the disease : the beginning of drug rehabilitation (1785) -- 5. Delicious refreshment : the introduction of cocaine (1859) -- 6. Regulation begins : state laws and the addiction crisis (1894) -- 7. Truth in advertising : the creation of the FDA (1906) -- 8. Criminalizing addiction : the Harrison Narcotics Act (1914) -- 9. Prohibition begins : the power of minorities (1926) -- 10. The end of prohibition : ineffective at reducing alcohol use (1932) -- 11. Criminalizing cannabis : the Marijuana Tax Act (1937) -- 12. Mandatory minimums : punitive approach ineffective (1951) -- 13. Utopian visions : hallucinogens in America (1960s) -- 14. Public enemy number one : Nixon's war on drugs (1972) -- 15. Harm reduction : the introduction of Methadone (1972) -- 16. A traditionalist radical : Jimmy Carter and the drug debate (1977) -- 17. The Quaalude problem : from popular sedative to dangerous recreational drug (1984) -- 18. The rise of the cartels : the international drug trade (1980s) -- 19. Reagan and the crack controversy : crack vs. cocaine (1982) -- 20. The difficultly of saying no : implementing Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) (1986) --
  • 21. The Meth saga : Crystal Meth and the motorcycle gangs (1990s) -- 22. The racial dimension : drugs and mass incarceration (1995) -- 23. Medical marijuana : California is the first to legalize (1995-2018) -- 24. Scheduling addiction : Drug addiction Treatment Act (2000) -- 25. The legalization movement : states begin to legalize marijuana (2012) -- 26. Searching for a better brain : drug your way to high grades (2010) -- 27. The new opioid problem : prescription drugs gone wrong (2018) -- 28. Treatment options : success of medication-assisted addiction treatment (2018) -- Conclusion -- Primary & secondary sources -- Glossary -- Historical snapshots -- Bibliography -- About the author
Control code
9781786849618
Dimensions
digital files
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unknown
Edition
Enhanced Credo edition
Extent
1 online resource (39 entries)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to authorized users and institutions
Isbn
9781786849618
Media category
electronic
Media MARC source
isbdmedia
Other physical details
114 images
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CaBNVSL)gtp00567890
  • (Credo)greyothdua2018
  • (OCoLC)1083973079
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Drug use & abuse, Micah L. Issitt
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Publisher's note -- Introduction -- Historical timeline -- 1. The opium odyssey : the power of the plant (1860) -- 2. America's favorite drug : alcohol : the second-most deadly drug (1855) -- 3. Cannabis history and use : the case against marijuana (1910s) -- 4. Treating the disease : the beginning of drug rehabilitation (1785) -- 5. Delicious refreshment : the introduction of cocaine (1859) -- 6. Regulation begins : state laws and the addiction crisis (1894) -- 7. Truth in advertising : the creation of the FDA (1906) -- 8. Criminalizing addiction : the Harrison Narcotics Act (1914) -- 9. Prohibition begins : the power of minorities (1926) -- 10. The end of prohibition : ineffective at reducing alcohol use (1932) -- 11. Criminalizing cannabis : the Marijuana Tax Act (1937) -- 12. Mandatory minimums : punitive approach ineffective (1951) -- 13. Utopian visions : hallucinogens in America (1960s) -- 14. Public enemy number one : Nixon's war on drugs (1972) -- 15. Harm reduction : the introduction of Methadone (1972) -- 16. A traditionalist radical : Jimmy Carter and the drug debate (1977) -- 17. The Quaalude problem : from popular sedative to dangerous recreational drug (1984) -- 18. The rise of the cartels : the international drug trade (1980s) -- 19. Reagan and the crack controversy : crack vs. cocaine (1982) -- 20. The difficultly of saying no : implementing Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) (1986) --
  • 21. The Meth saga : Crystal Meth and the motorcycle gangs (1990s) -- 22. The racial dimension : drugs and mass incarceration (1995) -- 23. Medical marijuana : California is the first to legalize (1995-2018) -- 24. Scheduling addiction : Drug addiction Treatment Act (2000) -- 25. The legalization movement : states begin to legalize marijuana (2012) -- 26. Searching for a better brain : drug your way to high grades (2010) -- 27. The new opioid problem : prescription drugs gone wrong (2018) -- 28. Treatment options : success of medication-assisted addiction treatment (2018) -- Conclusion -- Primary & secondary sources -- Glossary -- Historical snapshots -- Bibliography -- About the author
Control code
9781786849618
Dimensions
digital files
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Enhanced Credo edition
Extent
1 online resource (39 entries)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to authorized users and institutions
Isbn
9781786849618
Media category
electronic
Media MARC source
isbdmedia
Other physical details
114 images
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CaBNVSL)gtp00567890
  • (Credo)greyothdua2018
  • (OCoLC)1083973079
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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