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WHY DRUG WARS FAIL By Glenn Robinette
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A study of prohibitions: why they fail, how they begin, what causes them, who benefits, the methods and results. Drug wars are not only failures, they are counterproductive and are associated with... More > regime change. They are motivated by political jealousy, social disruption, bad medicine, economic greed and religious hysteria.< Less
Drug War Chronicles By Mark Stoiko
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Miguel Santos lives on a coca plantation in a remote region of Colombia, situated on the Amazon jungle basin. He resides in an area where the civilian population is caught in the middle of the... More > ongoing civil war between paramilitary forces and the guerrilla resistance. He lost his family at a young age amidst the conflict. But he has tried his best to carry on with his life ever since then, and avoid picking up a rifle to join the violent struggle. However special interest groups in the United States initiate an aggressive military campaign in Colombia, which is launched by elite American soldiers and their paramilitary allies. Miguel is unable to escape the violence, and he is forced to confront the danger when his home is targeted by enemy forces. He can no longer escape the peril, and he is forced to enter a new war that he cannot avoid.< Less
America's Corrupt War on Drugs: and the People By Rodney Stich
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America's corrupt war on drugs documents the fraudulent war on drugs by America's leaders that details numerous examples of drug trafficking by covert government personnel, sham drug charges against... More > innocent people, and a reflection of how a literal secret government preys upon the American people.< Less
The Great Drug War (Royal Edition) By Arnold S. Trebach
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Special "Royal" Size Edition: Widely praised as a controversial but thoughtful alternative to drug control policies of its time, the first edition of The Great Drug War was released in 1987... More > by Macmillan Publishing. Nearly 20 years later, it is clear that the drug interdiction policies of the 'eighties and 'nineties failed, and that Trebach's alternative proposals deserve a new look from today's perspective. The 2005 edition can re-open a long-overdue dialogue between educators, policy makers and health professionals about the reasons why America still faces a drug crisis. It includes a new introduction covering more recent developments in the use of medical marijuana, the relationship between drug trafficking and terrorism, and other fresh new material. This "Royal" size edition is not available in bookstores, or from other online booksellers.< Less
America's Corrupt War on Drugs: and It's People By Rodney Stich
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America's corrupt war on drugs documents the fraudulent war on drugs by America's leaders that details numerous examples of drug trafficking by covert government personnel, sham drug charges against... More > innocent people, and a reflection of how a literal secret government preys upon the American people.< Less
The Great Drug War: And Rational Proposals to Turn the Tide By Arnold S. Trebach
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Widely praised as a controversial but thoughtful alternative to drug control policies of its time, the first edition of The Great Drug War was released in 1987 by Macmillan Publishing. More than 20... More > years later, it is clear that the drug interdiction policies of the 'eighties and 'nineties failed, and that Trebach's alternative proposals deserve a new look from today's perspective. The 2005 edition from Unlimited Publishing LLC can re-open a long-overdue dialogue between educators, policy makers and health professionals about the reasons why America still faces a drug crisis. It includes a new introduction covering more recent developments in the use of medical marijuana, the relationship between drug trafficking and terrorism, and other fresh new material.< Less
Body Sharing: The Drug War, the CIA, and Haitian Voodoo By Kent Ravenscroft
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Body Sharing: The drug war, the CIA, and Haitian Voodoo, is about the intoxicating mix of Caribbean drug traffickers, CIA operatives, Louisiana locals, psychiatrists and plastic surgeons, embroiled... More > in a federal drug prosecution. As the hero, a world-class plastic surgeon in a CIA witness protection program, reconstructs the face of a beautiful Haitian witness, his own career and personal identity are nearly destroyed. Putting his surgical team and family in mortal danger from the Haitian-Jamaican drug cartel, he is sabotaged by inner demons from his aristocratic New Orleans childhood, early sexual trauma, and voodoo possession out in a Louisiana bayoux. Close to death, he makes a surprising discovery about a Creole patriarch and voodoo priest, and they rise together like the tide of the Mississippi Delta to overcome powerful forces of evil.< Less
Body Sharing: The Drug War, the CIA, and Haitian Voodoo By Kent Ravenscroft
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Body Sharing: The drug war, the CIA, and Haitian Voodoo, is about the intoxicating mix of Caribbean drug traffickers, CIA operatives, Louisiana locals, psychiatrists and plastic surgeons, embroiled... More > in a federal drug prosecution. As the hero, a world-class plastic surgeon in a CIA witness protection program, reconstructs the face of a beautiful Haitian witness, his own career and personal identity are nearly destroyed. Putting his surgical team and family in mortal danger from the Haitian-Jamaican drug cartel, he is sabotaged by inner demons from his aristocratic New Orleans childhood, early sexual trauma, and voodoo possession out in a Louisiana bayoux. Close to death, he makes a surprising discovery about a Creole patriarch and voodoo priest, and they rise together like the tide of the Mississippi Delta to overcome powerful forces of evil.< Less
The Great Drug War (Mass Market Edition) By Arnold S. Trebach
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ABOUT THE MASS-MARKET EDITION, not available from bookstores: "...Trebach's proposals are worthy of serious consideration... Highly recommended," wrote Library Journal. Widely praised as a... More > controversial but thoughtful alternative to drug control policies of its time, the first edition was released in 1987 by Macmillan Publishing. More than 20 years later, it is clear that the drug interdiction policies of the 'eighties and 'nineties failed, and that Trebach's alternative proposals deserve a new look from today's perspective in this new, expanded edition from UP. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Also author of The Heroin Solution (Yale University Press, 1982; updated by UP in 2006) Arnold S. Trebach has worked as an attorney, professor, award-winning writer, and a legendary drug policy reformer for decades.< Less
Shades of Gray: Drugs, Drug Policies and Racism By Wayne Ritz
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This research began from one large question or suspicion: that racism and the war on drugs somehow interconnect. I delved into this research expecting to find a “smoking gun” answer but... More > if one does exist, it has remained elusive. In order to explore the answers to the question, though, I had to formulate a number of sub-questions and pursue these separately, while also bringing the different pieces of learning together to see if or how they intersected. For the purposes of accessibility, I have tried to unravel different strands, and in some cases have artificially divided them.< Less