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Author Gahlinger, Paul M.
Title Illegal drugs : a complete guide to their history, chemistry, use and abuse / Paul M. Gahlinger.
Imprint New York : Plume, 2004.
Edition [Updated and rev. ed.].
Book Jacket
 Main Collection  RC564 .G345 2004    AVAILABLE


Call # RC564 .G345 2004
Phys. Description xxii, 456 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 421-436) and index.
Contents Part I: Forbidden fruit: Flesh of the gods, or the Devil's poison? -- The long, strange history of psychoactive drugs -- The war on drugs -- Drug use and abuse -- Drugs at work: employee drug testing -- Chemicals and the brain -- Just say know -- Part II: Illegal drugs fro A to Z: Alphabetical list of drugs illegal in the United States -- Amphetamines -- Barbiturates -- Cathinone -- Cocaine -- DMT, Bufatenine, psilocybin -- Flunitrazepam -- GHB -- Ibogaine -- LSD -- Marijuana -- MDMA -- Methaqualone and glutethimide -- Opiates -- PCP -- Peyote and mescaline -- Part III: Self-help resources.
Summary "This book is a must-have resource for students, parents, health care workers, law enforcement officers, and anyone else who needs accurate information about drugs."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject Substance abuse -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Substance abuse -- Treatment -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Drugs of abuse -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
ISBN 0452285054
Marc 101213558 DNLM