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Action on drugs.
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The term "war on drugs" was first used by President Richard Nixon in , to explain his administration's amendment to the Harrison Narcotics Tax Act of Before Nixon came to power, there had been talk of decriminalizing or legalizing drugs. However, he took a hard-line approach to tackling the country's growing drug abuse problem. Drug War Books: Experts Pick Best Books About The American Drug War FILE - This Sept. 15, file photo shows marijuana plants in Seattle at a medical marijuana growing operation. Tax enforcers have started auditing medical marijuana dispensaries in Washington, escalating a dispute over whether the outlets should be collecting money for state.
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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 /5(6). Basic Pharmacology, Third Edition aims to present accounts of drug actions and their mechanisms in a compact, inexpensive, and updated form, and explain the basis of the therapeutic exploitation of drugs.
This book is divided into sections that follow a particular theme and is introduced by the relevant pharmacological general principles. As a best-selling true-crime author, Shaun is writing a series of action-packed books exposing the War on Drugs, including Pablo Escobar and the Cali Cartel, who are featured on the Netflix series Narcos.
Harkness, a pharmacist, has written a book for laypersons that is well organized and easy to comprehend.
Each entry lists the uses of the drugs involved, which drug's action is increased or decreased by an interaction with another drug, and the possible consequences. Graphs showing the possibility and severity of each interaction are by: 1.
Common neurobiological elements are emphasized that provide novel insights into how the brain mediates the acute rewarding effects of drugs of abuse and how it changes during the transition from initial drug use to compulsive drug use and addiction.
The book provides a detailed overview of the pathophysiology of the disease. Drugs, the Brain, and Behavior uses a balance of instruction, illustrations, and tables and formulas that will give you a broad, lasting introduction to this intriguing subject.
Whether you're a nurse, chemical dependency counselor, psychologist, or clinician, this book will be Cited by: Physicians of all specialties prescribe drugs on a daily basis, and therefore they need to understand the mode and action by which drugs exert their therapeutic : Rafik Karaman.
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He died at 35 after fleeing an L.A. drug debt to Detroit. Pharmacodynamics is the study of the biochemical and physiologic effects of drugs and their mechanisms of action on the body or on microorganisms and other parasites within or on the body.
It considers both drug action, which refers to the initial consequence of a drug-receptor interaction, and drug effect, which refers to the subsequent effects.
The initial requirement for drug action is adequate drug delivery to the target site. This depends largely on blood flow in the tumor bed and the diffusion characteristics of the drug in tissue. However, delivery may also be influenced by the extent of plasma protein binding, the absorption of orally administered drugs, first-pass metabolism in the liver, and the requirement for activation by Cited by: 3.
Gain a complete understanding of drugs affecting patient care. Pharmacology and Therapeutics for Dentistry, 7th Edition describes how to evaluate a patient’s health and optimize dental treatment by factoring in the drugs they take.
It explores the basic principles of pharmacology, the ways that drugs affect the body, and the potential for adverse drug interactions. Cali Cartel - An action-packed new book about the Cali Cartel’s rise and fall. A must read for fans of Pablo Escobar and Narcos. As well as the Cali godfathers, there’s lots of new information about Pablo in here too, especially concerning the war between the Medellin and Cali cartels/5(15).
Synthesis of Essential Drugs describes methods of synthesis, activity and implementation of diversity of all drug types and classes. With over references, mainly patent, for the methods of synthesis for over drugs, along with the most widespread synonyms for these drugs, this book fills the gap that exists in the literature of drug.
What is the war on drugs? The war on drugs is a government policy that began exactly a hundred years ago in the United States and Britain. It’s the belief that the correct way to respond to drug use and drug addiction is to try, at least in theory, to wipe these chemicals from the face of the earth.The book has been used throughout the years as drug awareness propaganda because of the rapid journey the protagonist takes from experimentation to full-on addiction.
Junkie/Junky (William S. Burroughs, Memoir), This masterpiece is still considered the most detailed representation of the day-to-day life of a heroin addict.Basic Concepts in Drug Addiction.
This book introduces some basic concepts in the addictions field. Topics covered includes: How drugs work, Drug concept, Drug classification, Effects of drugs, Epidemiology in addictions, Prevalence of substance consumption in the school, From use to dependence, Diagnosis, Consumption patterns, Diagnostic criteria, Individual and social factors that .