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Drug abuse as a business problem

Carol Kurtis

Drug abuse as a business problem

the problem defined with guidelines for policy.

by Carol Kurtis

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Published by New York Chamber of Commerce in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State)
    • Subjects:
    • Drug abuse -- New York (State),
    • Industries -- Social aspects -- New York (State)

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsNew York Chamber of Commerce.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV5831.N7 K8
      The Physical Object
      Pagination64 p.
      Number of Pages64
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4551381M
      LC Control Number77020788

      Drug abuse can be a painful experience—for the person who has the problem, and for family and friends who may feel helpless in the face of the disease. But there are things you can do if you know or suspect that someone close to you has a drug problem. Certain drugs can change the structure and inner workings of the brain. Get the Free E-book and all we ask from you is that you sign up below for our monthly E-zine. Once you have confirmed your subscription then we will send you a link which, when you click on it, will download your free 69 page copy of The Parents Guide to Teen Alcohol and Drug Abuse and Prevention.

      Addiction vs. Abuse Drug abuse is when you use legal or illegal substances in ways you shouldn’t. You might take more than the regular dose of pills or use someone else’s : Teresa Dumain. Drug abuse or substance abuse refers to the use of certain chemicals for the purpose of creating pleasurable effects on the brain. There are over million drug users around the world and the.

      "What is drug abuse?" is an important question for any loved one of a person with a possible substance use problem. Drug abuse information clearly states drug abuse is an extreme desire to obtain, and use, increasing amounts of one or more substances. Drug abuse is a generic term for the abuse of any drug, including alcohol and cigarettes. This book explores all aspects of the drug and alcohol abuse issue, including history, pharmacology, theories of use, treatment and prevention, drug business, drug law enforcement, and U.S. drug policy. Reports on the latest data on drug concern provide further examination of alcohol and explore the abuse of additional substances such as inhalants, herbal stimulants, and designer drugs.


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