Unformatted text preview: history. And if drugs have existed since the beginning, so have drug problems. And so have attempts to solve those drug problems. As we face our own drug problems, we can learn something from those past attempts. How did it turn out when an English king tried to convince his people to stop smoking by writing a tract called A Counterblaste to Tobacco ? How did it turn out when another English king tried to ban coffeehouses? How did it turn out when the United States passed a constitutional amendment prohibiting all drinking of alcohol? Read on to learn the answers. Whether those answers can help you to help us develop a better set of policies to deal with America's drug problem in the future is up to you....
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