Dealing with drugs: consequences of government control

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Pacific Research Institute for Public Policy, Jun 1, 1987 - Law - 385 pages
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Discussion of drug policy enforcement, illegal drug market; urges private solutions for social control of drug use.

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Contents

The History of Legislative Control Over Opium
37
Domestic Narcotic Legislation in the United States
51
Curing the DrugLaw Addiction
73
Copyright

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About the author (1987)

Ronald Hamowy is a Fellow in Social Thought at the Cato Institute. He is professor of history emeritus at the University of Alberta and previously was assistant director of the History of Western Civilization Program at Stanford University. He received his Ph.D. in social thought under F. A. Hayek at the University of Chicago. He is the author of books on the Scottish Enlightenment and on health care and the editor of a book on drug prohibition and the Liberty Press edition of Cato's Letters. He is a member of the Mont Pelerin Society, an international society of scholars founded in 1947 by Hayek, Friedman, and other luminaries of the libertarian movement.

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