Table of contents for Drug war heresies : learning from other vices, times, and places / Robert J. MacCoun, Peter Reuter.

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1. Preface and overview
2. Drug prohibition: American style
3. The debate
4. Philosophical underpinnings
5. How does prohibition affect drug use?
6. How does prohibition affect drug harms?
7. Other vices: prostitution and gambling
8. Other substances: alcohol and cigarettes
9. US experience with legal cocaine and heroin
10. Learning from European experiences
11. Cannabis policies in the Netherlands
12. Harm reduction in Europe
13. Summary of the evidence and a framework for assessment
14. Projecting the consequences of alternative regimes
15. Obstacles to moving beyond the drug war.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Drug legalization United States, Narcotics, Control of United States, Narcotics, Control of Cross-cultural studies, Drug abuse Government policy United States, Drug abuse Government policy Cross-cultural studies