It has been more than twenty years since President Nixon declared the War on Drugs. In On Drugs, David Lenson delivers a scathing indictment of this war as an effort based, like all attempts to eradicate "getting high," on an incomplete understanding of human nature. From lotus-eaters to hippies to crackheads, he contends, history has shown the state's inability to legislate the bloodstreams of its citizens. Lenson ventures beyond conventional genres to view the drug debate from the largely forgotten perspective of those ...

On Drugs 1999, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816627110

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On Drugs 1995, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816627103

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