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The politics of drugs

an American dilemma

by Richard C. Schroeder

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Published by Congressional Quarterly in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Drug abuse -- United States.,
    • Drug addiction -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRichard C. Schroeder ; introd. by Norman E. Zinberg.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV5825 .S37 1980
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 191 p. :
      Number of Pages191
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4423392M
      ISBN 100871871939
      LC Control Number79027927
      OCLC/WorldCa5942499

        On Tuesday, before a public event outlining his policy and in advance of the release of Ending the War on Drugs, a book for which he wrote the introduction, Branson sat . Cocaine Politics: Drugs, Armies, and the CIA in Central America Peter Dale Scott, Author, Jonathan Marshall, With University of California Press $45 (p) ISBN More By and About.

      So the war on drugs is back -- even if it's only election-year politics. NEWSWEEK'S post-convention polling (page 18) shows the drug issue ranks third in importance to U.S. voters, behind the Author: Newsweek Staff. When the San Jose Mercury News ran a controversial series of stories in on the relationship between the CIA, the Contras, and crack, they reignited the issue of the intelligence agency's connections to drug trafficking, initially brought to light during the Vietnam War and then again by the Iran-Contra affair. Broad in scope and extensively documented, Cocaine Politics shows that under.

        European Politics on Drugs is a memoir based on the ongoing scandal known as the “atmed Affair,” coined by the former Portuguese European Commission President José Manuel Barroso in . Product Information. This book explores the increasingly broad terrain of drugs in American society with an emphasis on politics. It begins with the War on Drugs initiated by President Richard Nixon in the early s and extends to the current day with the vast power of the pharmaceutical industry (Big Pharma), expansion of global criminal syndicates, militarization of the drug war, and.


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