3 edition of Drug abuse and control found in the catalog.
Drug abuse and control
by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.]
Written in English
|Series||Major studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1990, reel 10, fr. 1151|
|Contributions||Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||12|
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Global burden of disease and injury and economic cost attributable to alcohol use and alcohol-use disorders. The use of illegal drugs has been a long-standing problem in American society, a problem that has taken on a particular urgency in the last 30 years. In the early s, a presidential commission stated: ''The concern and the distress of the American people over the national problem of drug abuse is expressed every day in the newspapers, the magazines, scientific journals, public forums and in Author: Dean R.
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they all seemed to agree on one point-drug addiction was a widespread phenomenon in the United States. This fact soon became apparent to the Congress and led to the passage of Federal laws aimed at controlling the drug problem.
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This consumption rate is quite high in US. Related Journal of Drug. called drug abuse. The non-sanctioned use of substances controlled in Schedules I through V of the CSA is consid-ered drug abuse.
While legal pharmaceuticals placed under control in the CSA are prescribed and used by patients for medical treatment, the use of these same pharmaceuticals outside the scope of sound medical practice is drug abuse. the drug control responses in the country.
We extend our sincere appreciation to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime for its support in taking forward a bal-anced, human-rights and evidence-based approach to drug control in Nigeria and for their support in .Nov 22, · Drugs in Society: Causes, Concepts and Preview this book Colombia communities corruption countries crack criminal activity criminal organizations cultivation developed distribution drug abuse drug control policy drug dealers drug enforcement Drug Enforcement Administration drug problem drug testing drug trade drug trafficking drug.drug abuse The use of any drug, for recreational or pleasure purposes, which is currently disapproved of by the majority of the members of a society.
‘Hard’ drugs are those liable to cause major emotional and physical dependency and an alteration in the social functioning of the user.
See also COCAINE, DRUG DEPENDENCE, ECSTASY, HEROIN.