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Table of Contents Foreword Gary E. Johnson Preface Contributors 1-Rethinking U. S. Drug Policy Jefferson M. Fish Appendix-The United States and the Netherlands Douglas A. McVay Part I--Historical Background 2-Protestant Missionaries: Creators of the International War on Drugs Jerry Mandel 3-- Alcohol Prohibition and Drug Prohibition: Lessons from Alcohol Policy for Drug Policy Harry G. Levine and Craig Reinarman Part II--Conceptual Background 4-- Five Drug Policy Fallacies Jefferson M. Fish 5-- Competing Rationales for Drug Policy Reform Douglas Husak Part III--Policy Considerations 6-- Legalization: An Introduction Richard M. Evans and Stanley Neustadter 7-Acute Toxicity of Drugs versus Regulatory Status Robert S. Gable 8- Proposals for De-Escalating the War on Drugs Jefferson M. Fish 9-- Economics of Illegal Drug Markets: What Happens if We "Downsize" the Drug War? Mary M. Cleveland 10-Issues in Legalization Steven B. Duke and Albert C. Gross
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Drug abuse -- Government policy -- United States.
Narcotics, Control of -- United States.
Narcotics and crime -- United States.
Substance abuse -- Prevention -- United States.
Drug legalization -- United States.