Medical-legal Aspects of Abused Substances

Medical-legal Aspects of Abused Substances

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If you regularly handle cases involving substance abuse or need information on newly compounded substances, as well as re-discovered drugs of abuse such as Ecstasy, Meth, PCP, Gamma Hydroxy Butyrate, otherwise know as the a€œDate Rape Druga€, and Anabolic-Androgenic Steroids popular with today's athletes, this is your reference of choice. It has extensive chapters devoted to the above substances as well as others. The authors discuss the role of law enforcement officers in abused substance cases, double standards in enforcing substance abuse laws, driving under the influence of drugs as opposed to alcohol, and legal and prosecution perspectives regarding this type of case. This book contains much valuable information and is a must for anyone who regularly deals with prosecuting or defending substance abuse cases. The authors also present case studies of Turkey and Australia's laws pertaining to abused substances and driving, and how they were developed. This information is particularly valuable to those involved in the creation of substance abuse legislation, here in the US and around the world.Most are users/dealers who make the drug for personal use and sell enough to obtain money to buy more ingredients for more ... Methamphetamine is also available as a€œYaba, a€ a multicolored methamphetamine tablet to which caffeine andanbsp;...

Title:Medical-legal Aspects of Abused Substances
Author:Marcelline Burns, Sevil Atasoy
Publisher:Lawyers & Judges Publishing Company - 2005


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