Beyond Drugs by Stanley Einstein (Auth.)

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Write it up as if it were a significant issue for y o u , o n c e again including your possible r e s p o n s e s . Are there differe n c e s b e t w e e n both reports? D o y o u c o m e up with more options, less options, or simply different options w h e n y o u consider something to be a problem rather than an issue? At this point in time, h o w would y o u list drug use in your life style? 28 Beyond Drugs BIBLIOGRAPHY Brecher, E. , Licit and Illicit Drugs. Boston: Little, Brown, 1972. Brown, C.

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One should not slight the fence-sitter either—of which there are many. Having experimented with drugs, or even using drugs regularly on an irregular basis, is still not a commitment to a drug-oriented style of life. If we want to influence effectively the overt behavior of these aforementioned individuals, then we must learn where they fit into today's drug scene. Table 1-2 is a schematic overview of these various facets. Although one could begin with any factor, I choose to look at scientific knowledge first, because it tends to point up important sources of dispute and confusion.

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