Social Problems 3 - Alcohol and Other Drugs

Social Problems 3 - Alcohol and Other Drugs - The Case...

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The Case Study of Marijuana
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True or False? 1.Americans smoke more marijuana and imprison more people for marijuana than any other western industrialized nation. 2. Marijuana does not create a physical dependence in its users, as does heroin, cocaine, nicotine, alcohol, or caffeine.
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True or False? 3.The value of America’s annual marijuana crop is estimated to exceed the value of the nation’s largest cash crop, which is corn. 4.Penalties for a marijuana offense range from probation to life in prison without parole.
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True or False? 5.Penalties for growing the plant can be more severe than penalties for buying, selling, or possessing marijuana. 6.A person who has never operated a vehicle under the influence of marijuana may still lose his/her right to drive.
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Reported Use of Drugs for the Past Year and Past Month Drug Past Year Past Month Marijuana 10.4 6.0 Cocaine 2.3 1.0 Crack Cocaine 0.6 0.3 Heroin 0.2 0.1 Hallucinogens 1.6 0.4 Nonmedical use of
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