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Title Drug legalization : for and against / edited by Rod L. Evans and Irwin M. Berent ; foreword by Linus Pauling ; introduction by Hugh Downs.

Imprint La Salle, Ill. : Open Court, c1992.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  KF3890 .D79 1992    Available  ---
Description xxiii, 331 p. ; 24 cm.
Series For and against ; v. 1
For and against ; v. 1.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 321-324) and index.
Contents Legalizing drugs : a dangerous idea / Charles B. Rangel -- The case for legalization / Ethan A. Nadelmann -- Against the legalization of drugs / James Q. Wilson -- An open letter to Bill Bennett / Milton Friedman -- A response to Milton Friedman / William J. Bennett -- Bennett's "public policy disaster" is already here / Milton Friedman -- Pro-legalization arguments reviewed and rejected / Edward J. Tully and Marguerite A. Bennett -- The drug problem : is there an answer? / Merrill A. Smith -- We're losing the drug war because prohibition never works / Hodding Carter III -- Actually, prohibition was a success / Mark H. Moore -- The zone of privacy and the right to use drugs : a jurisprudential critique / John Lawrence Hill -- Drugs : getting a fix on the problem and the solution / Mark H. Moore.
The legalization of drugs : why prolong the inevitable? / Todd Austin Brenner -- Statement of Steven Wisotsky before the Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control / Steven Wisotsky -- Decriminalizing drugs : it just might work--and nothing else does / Kurt L. Schmoke -- Mopping up after the legalizers : what the 'intellectual' chorus fails to tell you / William J. Bennett -- The opium of the people : crack in perspective / Michael S. Gazzaniga -- The decline of drugged nations / Gabriel G. Nahas -- A plea for the cessation of the longest war in the twentieth century--the war on drugs / Thomas S. Szasz -- Testimony of David F. Musto for the Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control / David F. Musto -- Drug talk across the way / William F. Buckley Jr. -- Don't legalize drugs : the costs are still too high / Morton M. Kondracke -- Should drugs be legalized? : the perils at the extremes / Daryl Frazell.
Let Koop do it : a prescription for the drug war / Taylor Branch -- Tough choices : the practical politics of drug policy reform / Arnold S. Trebach.
Subject Drug legalization -- United States.
Drug abuse -- United States.
Added Author Evans, Rod L., 1956-
Berent, Irwin M.
ISBN 0812691830 (cloth)
0812691849 (paper)