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Title Drug legalization / Karen F. Balkin, book editor.

Imprint Farmington Hills, Mich. : Greenhaven Press, c2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  364.177 D842 2005    ---  Available
Description 208 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Current controversies
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 200-202) and index.
Contents Is prohibition an effective strategy in the war on drugs? -- Drug prohibition is effective / John P. Walters -- War on drugs should focus on reducing the drug supply / Rogelio E. Guevara -- International drug prohibition effort is necessary / Benjamin Gilman -- Cost of drug prohibition is justified / Lou Dobbs -- Drug prohibition is counterproductive / Timothy Lynch -- War on drugs should focus on reducing demand / Joseph G. Lehman -- United States should not pressure other countries to comply with its prohibition efforts / Dan Gardner -- Cost of drug prohibition is not justified / David Boaz -- Drug prohibition violates civil liberties / Lance Lamberton -- Drug prohibition discriminates against minorities / Human Rights Watch -- Should U.S. drug policies by liberalized? -- Drug policy debate : an overview / Mary H. Cooper -- Drug policies should be liberalized / Unitarian Universalist Association -- Liberalizing drug policies would reduce community violence and police brutality / Peter Moskos -- Drugs should be legalized / Meaghan Cussen, Walter Block -- Mandatory sentencing is an ineffective policy in the war on drugs / Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice -- Drug policies should focus on harm reduction / Robert Maccoun, Peter Reuter -- Liberalizing drug policies would increase crime and violence / James R. McDonough -- Parents should oppose drug liberalization / Drug Watch International -- Drugs should not be legalized / Dan P. Alsobrooks -- Media advocacy for drug legalization is harmful / Northwest Center for Health and Safety -- Mandatory sentencing is necessary in the war on drugs / David E. Risley -- Drug policies should not be based on harm reduction / Joe Santamaria -- Should marijuana laws be relaxed? -- Marijuana laws should be relaxed / William F. Buckley Jr. -- Marijuana should be decriminalized / Stuart Taylor Jr. -- Marijuana should be legalized for medical purposes / National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws -- Available evidence does not prove that marijuana is a gateway drug / Andres R. Morral, Daniel F. McCaffrey, Susan M. Paddock -- Federal government should respect state medical marijuana laws / Seth Zuckerman -- Marijuana laws should not be relaxed / Don Feder -- Marijuana should not be legalized for medical purposes / Gregory M. Gassett -- Medical marijuana proponents seek to legitimize all marijuana use / John P. Walters -- Marijuana is a gateway drug / Joseph C. Gfroerer, Li-Tzy Wu, Michael A. Penne.
Subject Drug legalization.
Drug control.
Added Author Balkin, Karen, 1949-
ISBN 0737722029 (lib. : alk. paper)
0737722037 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Standard No. 9780737722024

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