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Problems and Solutions--a
non-hyped look at the actual facts on alcohol abuse, and policy and
legal solutions to alcohol abuse-related problems.
Alcohol and Spring Break-- a project of the Trauma Foundation, it
provides news stories, fact sheets (alcohol advertising, college binge
drinking, economic costs, etc.).
Tobacco, and Controlled Substances: A Legal Overview --
full-text documents and laws
Drugs --Statistics, legislation, and more links.
Drinking -- from the Nat'l Institute on Alcohol Abuse and
Abuse Statistics--the official information from the National
Institute on Drug Abuse.
Facts -- from the Office of National Drug Control Policy
Rape Drugs - a list of U.S. government documents. Click
for more info on Date Rape, usually associated with substance use.
Statistics-- Statistics on use and consequences of alcohol,
tobacco, illegal drugs.
in the Workplace -- from the US Dept. of Health and Human
Trafficking Organizations -- from the U.S. DEA.
Alcohol Special Report ---the prestigious New Scientist examines the
scientific evidence about drugs safety, effects on brain
functioning, and addictive properties.
and Ephedrine for Weight Loss and Athletic Performance Enhancement:
Clinical Efficacy and Side Effects.-- all aspects of this controversial drug.
table of contents in html, but the full-text content in .pdf format.
Myth of Smoked Medical Marijuana -- from the US-DEA
Drugs, and Criminalisation: Final Research Report on Brazil,
China, India, and Mexico (.pdf format) ----- a 409 page report put out by
UNESCO, which includes which include "Drug
Trafficking and the State," "Drug Trafficking, Criminal
Organisations and Money Laundering," "Social and Cultural
Dimensions of Drug Trafficking," and "Methodological,
Institutional and Policy Dimensions of the Research on Drug
Trafficking." For the serious student.
Drugs: Understanding the Issue -- The Understanding the Issue
section lays out the facts and policy alternatives, while the Public
Opinion section offers a detailed profile of public thinking about the
Methamphetamine Facts and
Statistics-- National Institute on
Drug Abuse, a governmental agency within The National Institute of
-- street names, drug seizures, arrests and more from the DEA, Dept. of
Justice. Look on the menu to the left also. This site has a bibliography
of more sources, some of them primary sources.
on Addiction--nice set of links from PBS. Also try hitting the 'home' button for case studies.
Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information
Institutes of Health -- a report on the medical utility of
Institute on Drug Abuse -- Common Drugs of Abuse
-- U.S. government resources
for a Drug-Free America
Facts on Drug Abuse and Addiction - from the U.S. National
Institute on Drug Abuse
DEA--info about the performance of the Drug Enforcement
Drug Policy Index
Drug Trafficking -- .pdf