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Gahlinger, Paul M (2002) Illegal drugs : a complete guide to their history, chemistry, use and abuse. Sagebrush Medical Guides Salt Lake City: Sagebrush .

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Illegal Drugs is the first comprehensive reference to offer timely, pertinent information on every drug currently prohibited by law in the United States. It includes their histories, chemical properties and effects, medical uses and recreational abuses, and associated health problems, as well as addiction and treatment information.

Additional survey chapters discuss general and historical information on illegal drug use, the effect of drugs on the brain, the war on drugs, drugs in the workplace, the economy and culture of illegal drugs, and information on thirty-three psychoactive drugs that are legal in the United States, from caffeine, alcohol and tobacco to betel nuts and kava kava. [publisher description]


Item Type
Book
Publication Type
International, Book
Drug Type
Substances (not alcohol/tobacco)
Intervention Type
Policy
Date
2002
Call No
PN4
Pages
v, 468
Publisher
Sagebrush
Place of Publication
Salt Lake City
ISBN
0-9703130-1-2
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
EndNote
Accession Number
HRB 92 (Available)

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