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Is drug use or abuse a health problem? Is alcohol use or abuse a health problem ? What makes a substance illegal?
Illegal drug => addiction? Drug addiction = health problem? Health Problem? Yes No Deaths due to tobacco and alcohol = frequency of deaths (gun violence + accidents + infectious diseases) Legal drugs save lives Some illegal substances have medicinal benefits Users of illegal substances are criminals Health Problems? Yes No People suffer from drugs prior to being born Long term use of drugs leads to health problems (medicalization) People who are addicted should be penalized (criminalization) Research shows that illegal drug use decreases with age Drugs in Campus
Types of Drugs Places for drug use Frequency Drug users ...
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- Fall '08