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Saying Yes and Questions about drug use 1. Sullum points out that Americans of an earlier period were quite heavy drinkers. Outline his history of alcohol consumption among Americans and explain the reasons for the increases and decreases in consumption. How many people around you drink? Are these drinkers unable to function because of their alcohol use? 2. Compare the lurid tales of tobacco and alcohol use with the popular advertisements against drug use. What similarities do you find in their tone and warnings? Do you think these warnings are over exaggerated? What effects do you think these warnings have in getting people to stay away from the substances warned against? 3. What were the problems with prohibition? What are the problems associated with the prohibition against drugs now? How easy is it for people to get drugs, even though drugs are illegal? Take the position of an anti-drug official wanting to enforce anti-drug policies. What specific steps would you take to stop drug use in this country? Why does America have a
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2012 for the course ENG 33 taught by Professor Meier during the Spring '09 term at Pasadena City College.

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