Encyclopedia of Drug Policy

Encyclopedia of Drug Policy

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In 1971, President Richard M. Nixon declared drugs eoepublic enemy number onee and waged the War on Drug after tests on returning Vietnam War veterans revealed alarming levels of heroin use. Spanning two volumes of approximately 450 articles in an A-to-Z format, the encyclopedia explores this controversial war through the lens of varied disciplines, and a full spectrum of articles explains topics from Colombian cartels and Mexican kingpins to television reportage; from eoejust say noe advertising to heroin production; from narco-terrorism to over $500 billion in United States government expenditure. These articles, along with a range of pedagogical elements and availablity in both print and electronic formats combine to comprise an outstanding reference source.Through the CMCA, international drug enforcement efforts to decrease methamphetamine transported into the United States were to be ... Title II also addressed increased penalties for the manufacture and possession of equipment used to make controlled substances. ... of pseudoephedrine, a precursor drug for methamphetamine, have become increasingly strict. methamphetamine can be sentenced toanbsp;...

Title:Encyclopedia of Drug Policy
Author:James Hawdon, Mark Kleiman
Publisher:SAGE - 2011


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