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Farmington Hills, MI : Greenhaven Press, c2009.
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259 pages : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
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Editor Maria Tenaglia-Webster has selected a compelling range of essays that introduce global perspectives about drugs. By examining various issues about drugs from a variety of international perspectives, readers will broaden their current understanding and opinions. Topics include the war on drugs, the Afghan poppy war, prohibition, meth labs, addition to qat, D.N.A. damage from aerial spray eradication, and safe-injection programs. Readers will learn from such cultures and places as Columbia, Yemen, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Afghanistan, the Netherlands, Canada, and Australia. Essay sources include the Drug Reform Coordination Network, Transnational Institute, Transform Drug Policy Foundation, Drug Policy Alliance, and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 244-248) and index.
Examines important aspects of drugs and their global significance in these anthologies of essays.
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Tenaglia-Webster, M. (2009). Drugs. Farmington Hills, MI: Greenhaven Press.

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Tenaglia-Webster, Maria. 2009. Drugs. Farmington Hills, MI: Greenhaven Press.

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Tenaglia-Webster, Maria, Drugs. Farmington Hills, MI: Greenhaven Press, 2009.

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Tenaglia-Webster, Maria. Drugs. Farmington Hills, MI: Greenhaven Press, 2009. Print.

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