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Legalizing Drugs

by Louise I. Gerdes

  • 114 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Greenhaven Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social topics & ethical issues,
  • Social Problems (General) (Young Adult),
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s 12-Up - Politics / Current Events,
  • Children"s Books/Young Adult Social Situations,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 10-12),
  • Politics & Government,
  • Social Situations - Drugs, Alcohol, & Substance Abuse,
  • Social Issues - Drugs, Alcohol, & Substance Abuse,
  • Drug abuse,
  • Drug legalization,
  • Drugs,
  • Law and legislation,
  • United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesAt Issue Series
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10604185M
    ISBN 100737706627
    ISBN 109780737706628

    Drug legalization would yield tax revenues of $ billion annually, assuming legal drugs were taxed at rates comparable to those on alcohol and tobacco, they : Palash Ghosh. to pay $10,, to fund drug-related law enforcement. The $80,,, claimed by organized crime and drug rings will now go to honest workers (Ostrowski , pp. ). What policy change will bring about such good news? The legalization of drugs! Both practically and philosophically speaking, addictive drugs should be legalized.

    Against Legalizing Drug Production and Distribution. Peter de Marneffe offers an argument against drug legalization. The argument itself is simple. If drugs are legalized, there will be more drug abuse. If there is more drug abuse that is bad. Drug abuse is sufficiently bad to justify making drug production and distribution illegal.   “The report estimates that drug legalization would yield tax revenue of $ billion annually, assuming legal drugs were taxed at rates comparable to those on alcohol and tobacco.

    7 Arguments For Legalizing Marijuana That No One Should Believe There may be good reasons to legalize marijuana. But if there are, the following arguments shouldn’t be considered to be among them. Portugal legalized many drugs, including marijuana, in In the first few years they experienced a spike in drug usage, but it eventually decreased. Newly legalized drugs attract people who are more willing to try them absent legal risk. If America follows the same path as Portugal, the spike in teen and adult usage of marijuana should be.


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Legalizing Drugs by Louise I. Gerdes Download PDF EPUB FB2

Legalizing Drugs book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This book looks at the history of drug laws in the United States, the mod 3/5. The author wants the manufacture, distribution, sale, purchase, possession and use of drugs such as heroin, cocaine, marijuana, and LSD legalized, with government price controls enforced to keep the costs low, if need by: Legalizing Marijuana has been added to your Cart Add to Cart.

Buy Now See all 6 formats and editions Hide "Rudy Gerber's not the first judge to speak out against the drug war, and he won't be the last, but he makes a very special contribution with this fine book: a critical review of the nation's disastrous marijuana prohibition policy Cited by:   Legalization of Drugs.

Potential legalization of the production and use of illegal drugs is a controversial issue in many countries around the world. Often, different drugs have different legal status. In the United States common substances like alcohol. The Case for Legalizing Drugs book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

On the 75th anniversary of the Harrison Narcotic Act t /5. In his book, Legalizing Drugs: The Key to Ending the War, Steve Rolles, author and Senior Policy Analyst at Transform Drug Policy Foundation, manages to veer away from a polarising debate and lays out what reform could actually mean.

There are now almost countries across the globe making use of ‘harm reduction’ interventions, a practice that turns away from the more historical. An Opposing Viewpoints® Series Greenhaven Press, Inc. San Diego, California Legalizing Drugs Bonnie Szumski, Editorial Director Scott Barbour, Managing Editor Louise I.

Gerdes, Book Editor Legalization of Drugs THE BOOK 2/11/04 PM Page 3File Size: KB. Legalizing marijuana ensures that the percent of Americans using this drug will rise to the levels seen by these two legal drugs.

Worse yet, it is important to note that over 54% of Americans who suffer from a substance use disorder for drugs other than alcohol have a marijuana use disorder. 52 rows  This marijuana legalization map clearly defines the laws in each state and remains up-to.

Drug Legalization Each anthology is composed of a wide spectrum of primary sources written by many of the foremost authorities in their respective fields. This unique approach provides students with a concise view of divergent opinions on each :   The costs — human, financial and social — of combating (most) drugs are prompting calls for decriminalization or legalization.

America should, however, learn from the psychoactive drug. The book details the potential gains and losses from legalization, explores the "middle ground" options between prohibition and commercialized production, and considers the likely impacts of legal marijuana on occasional users, daily users, patients, parents, and employers - and even on drug Author: Jonathan P.

Caulkins. Why It's Time to Legalize Drugs. 02/23/ am ET Updated BERKELEY, CA - MARCH One-ounce bags of medicinal marijuana are displayed at the Berkeley Patients Group Ma in Berkeley, California. California Secretary of State Debra Bowen certified a ballot initiative late Wednesday to legalize the possession and.

Drug Legalization Drug legalization has become a great issue among Americans for many years, and there have also been those that try to stop that legalization. The article, “Legalizing Drugs is Not the Solution” by Gerald W. Lynch, has a good argument based on facts and incidents that have occurred from drug use.

Book Description. Marijuana is the most widely used illegal drug in the world. Over the past couple of decades, several Western jurisdictions have seen reforms in, or changes to, the way cannabis use is being controlled, departing from traditional approaches of criminal prohibition that have dominated cannabis use control regimes for most of the twentieth century.

Main Term(s): marijuana legalization [used for marijuana decriminalization], medical marijuana [used for marijuana--therapeutic use, medical cannabis] Related Terms: cannabis, controlled drugs, drugs of abuse, hashish, marijuana--law & legislation, marijuana abuse, marijuana smoke, synthetic marijuana Broader Terms: drug legalization, medicinal plants, marijuana industry, Author: Kirk Moll.

Should drugs be legalized. A few years ago this question was not taken seriously by mainstream opinion, but more recently an increasing number of leading figures have spoken out for legalization, and polls show that a growing percentage of the public favors legalization.

This book gives a fair and balanced presentation of both sides in the debate over drug legalization, as well as some of the 5/5(1). Legalizing the use of drugs will benefit the sick from pain. Marijuana is already allowed in some states for medicinal purposes and for some groups, the use of this drug will help thousands of people and even children who suffer from medical conditions.

Legalizing Drugs explores mandatory minimum sentencing, public safety, medical marijuana, and the hazards of legalization with articles presenting opinions on both sides of the issue. The Case for Legalizing Drugs By Richard Lawrence Miller pages. Praeger Publishers. $ The case against legalizing drugs can be summed up briefly as follows.

In conversations about drug legalization, supporters argue that the government could regulate drugs in order to mitigate the potential risks of making the substances legal — .Marijuana Legalization and Regulation There is more public support for marijuana law reform than ever before with new polls showing more than half the country is in favor of legalizing marijuana.

The Drug Policy Alliance (DPA) believes marijuana should be removed from the criminal justice system and regulated like alcohol and tobacco.The Case for Legalizing Drugs There is a common misconception that drugs are generally bad for you. Of course, in excess and when used inappropriately, that's true.

But it's hard to insist that some of the drugs that are currently banned in the United States are more dangerous than alcohol or nicotine.