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  • Dark Allianceby Gary Webb

    Old Street Publishing 2015; US$ 10.19

    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...

  • Pot Planetby Brian Preston

    Atlantic Books 2015; US$ 9.99

    Marijuana is cultivated in nearly every region of the world, from the jungles of Laos to the bedsits of Manchester - and is smoked and enjoyed for medicinal, recreational and spiritual purposes by an estimated 200 million people worldwide. In Pot Planet , Brian Preston set out on a global ganja safari to explore strange new cannabis cultures, to... more...

  • High in Americaby Patrick Anderson; Justin Hall

    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...

  • Gamelifeby Michael W. Clune

    The Text Publishing Company 2015; US$ 32.99

    Portrait of the artist as a young gamer. Gamelife is part memoir of childhood in the eighties, part meditation on the imaginative world of computer games?and altogether wonderful, luminous and profound. Michael Clune's first computer game is the text-based adventure 'Suspended' in which the player types commands, directing robots to save the planet... more...

  • Synthetic Panicsby Philip Jenkins

    NYU Press 1999; US$ 22.95

    America has a long history of drug panics in which countless social problems have been blamed on the devastating effects of some harmful substance. In the last forty years, such panics have often focused on synthetic or designer drugs, like methamphetamine, PCP, Ecstasy, methcathinone, and rave drugs like ketamine, and GHB. Fear of these substances... more...

  • WHO Study Group on Tobacco Product Regulationby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2015; US$ 36.00

    This report presents the conclusions reached and recommendations made by the members of the WHO Study Group on Tobacco Product Regulation (TobReg) at its seventh meeting in December 2013 during which it reviewed background papers specially commissioned for the meeting and which dealt respectively with the following four themes: Novel tobacco... more...

  • Nonclinical Assessment of Abuse Potential for New Pharmaceuticalsby Carrie Markgraf; Thomas Hudzik; David Compton

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 149.95

    Nonclinical Assessment of Abuse Potential for New Pharmaceuticals offers a complete reference on the current international regulatory guidelines and details best practice methodology for the three standard animal models used to evaluate abuse potential: physical dependence, self-administration and drug discrimination. This book also includes chapters... more...

  • Lighting Upby Susan Shapiro

    Random House Publishing Group 2004; US$ 17.00

    In the critically acclaimed Five Men Who Broke My Hear t, Manhattan journalist Susan Shapiro revisited five self-destructive romances. In her hilarious, illuminating new memoir, Lighting Up, she rejects five self-destructive substances. This difficult quest for clean living starts with Shapiro?s shocking revelation that, at forty, her lengthiest,... more...

  • Stages and Pathways of Drug Involvementby Denise B. Kandel

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 44.00

    This book, first published in 2002, represents a systematic and broadly based discussion and evaluation of the Gateway Hypothesis. more...

  • Mass Media and Drug Preventionby William D. Crano; Michael Burgoon; Stuart Oskamp

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 51.95

    This book tells the story of the mass media's potential in the war against drug abuse. It is based on scientific evidence on the use of media in health promotion and disease prevention. Past approaches--successes and failures alike--are included to help enlighten future programs of research and practice. Advice about the logical steps that must be... more...