The War on Drugs II
The Continuing Epic of Heroin, Cocaine, Crack, Crime, AIDS, and Public Policy
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Mayfield Publishing Company
BACK COVER #Based on extensive field work, The War on Drugs II offers students a vivid portrayal of the worlds of heroin, cocaine, crack, and crime--from the poppy fields of Asia and the jungles of Amazonia to the crack houses and shooting galleries of rural and urban America.
New to The War on Drugs II:
- The AIDS/Drugs Connection: Chapter Six surveys the connection between drug use and the spread of AIDS.
- Public Policy and Debate: Chapter Eight discusses the intense debate over the cost of the war on drugs and its impact on basic freedoms and law enforcement systems.
- Extended Coverage of Crack: In addition to descriptions of the history, pharmacology, and abuse patterns of crack, first-hand accounts graphically portray the sex-for-crack exchanges, violence, and human suffering associated with this drug.
- New Appendixes: Appendix I defines general drug terms and concepts. Appendix II details the Scheduling Provisions of the Federal Controlled Substances Act.