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The drugs epidemic.

by William Deedes

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Published by Tom Stacey Ltd. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drug addiction

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination2-160 p.
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17732173M
    ISBN 100854680047

      About Dreamland. Winner of the NBCC Award for General Nonfiction Named on Slate's 50 Best Nonfiction Books of the Past 25 Years, Amazon's Best Books of the Year Michael Botticelli, U.S. Drug Czar (Politico) Favorite Book of the Year--Angus Deaton, Nobel Prize Economics (Bloomberg/WSJ) Best Books of Matt Bevin, Governor of Kentucky (WSJ) Books of the 's 10 Best Books.   The making of an opioid epidemic drugs such as morphine and methadone – in the late s. which mostly went to promote the guidelines and to finance a book, Responsible Opioid.

    The Drug Epidemic. By Don Allen. Helping pastors, families and friends understand the who, what, when, where, why and how of addiction. More.   Drug overdoses are now the leading cause of acci dental death in the U.S.—doubling between and More than car accidents. More than falls. More than homicide. Opioids are the main force behind this epidemic, which affects all ages and communities everywhere.

    "If you're trying to make sense of why an opioid epidemic is raging in the richest nation in the history of the world - and raging it is, with overdose deaths a day in the United States in , triple the rate from , according to the Centers for Disease Control - we'd suggest you buy and read the book .   The abuse of opioids, including prescription painkillers and drugs like heroin, is something the U.S. has struggled with for decades.


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The drug is incredibly addictive, and depending on the ratio of baking soda to powder cocaine, can stretch the original product very far, thus providing a higher profit margin on the initial investment. It’s no wonder then that the communities hit hardest by the “crack epidemic” of the late ’80s were America’s poorest.

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