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- Counterpoint 2014; US$ 16.99
These are the harrowing questions that plagued Erin Marie Daly after her youngest brother Pat, an OxyContin addict, was found dead of a heroin overdose at the age of twenty. In just a few short years, the powerful prescription painkiller had transformed him from a fun-loving ball of energy to a heroin addict so hell-bent on getting his next fix that... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95
This collection of scholarly essays discusses the internationalization of American drug policy from a variety of perspectives and features articles on Hong Kong, Britain, Australia, Canada, Taiwan, Latin America, the Netherlands and Switzerland. more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Based on a series of talks on the controversial subject of opium use and trafficking, The Truth About Opium asserts that much of the propaganda disseminated in the West about the drug has been exaggerated, and in some instances, entirely false. Brereton draws on his own experiences and observations in China to weave a compelling counterargument. more...
- Jonathan Ball Publishers 2014; US$ 11.99
A high-octane journey into the brutal underworld of the South African and transnational drug trade Journalist Hazel Friedman was on assignment in Thailand to document the stories of the increasing number of South Africans convicted as drug mules when she made a horrifying discovery. Many of the drug traffickers are in fact decoys. These individuals... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95
The Pharmacological and Epidemiological Aspects of Adolescent Drug Dependence is a collection of proceedings presented at the International Symposium on the Pharmacological and Epidemiological Aspects of Adolescent Drug Dependence, held in London on September 1-2, 1966 under the auspices of the Society for the Study of Addiction to Alcohol and Other... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
Operation Intercept: The Multiple Consequences of Public Policy analyzes the taken-for-granted reality of the search-and-destroy anti-marihuana legislation. This book focuses on the Operation Intercept, a policy that aims to control the importation of illegal drugs, marihuana in particular, across the United States-Mexican border. Chapter 1 discusses... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 294.00
Despite decades of effort and billions of dollars spent to combat the problem, illicit drug use in the United States is still rampant and shows no sign of abating. Covering illegal drugs ranging from marijuana and LSD to cocaine and crystal meth, this authoritative reference work examines patterns of drug use in American history, as well as drug control... more...
- Old Street Publishing 2015; US$ 8.99
The characters seem to come straight out of central casting: the international drug lord, Norwin Meneses; the Contra cocaine broker with a marketing MBA, Danilo Blandon; and the illiterate teenager who grows up to become the king of crack, Freeway Ricky Ross. Yet these people are real and their stories are true. In Dark Alliance, Pulitzer Prize-winning... more...
- Garrett County Press 2015; US$ 2.90
Bud.com and Garrett County Press present a new electronic edition of the classic High in America, the definitive history of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML). This is the story of the birth of contemporary pot politics. Veteran journalist Patrick Anderson, in spectacular detail, recounts how a young lawyer from a... more...