Substance Abuse: A Global View


The world has over 141 million drug abusers, and that number is on the rise. Different countries have different ways of dealing with substance abuse and some have been successful while others have been less so. This book examines this deadly social issue through these case studies highlighting 13 different countries from around the world. Discover which countries keep the death rates from substance abuse low and how; how countries control the supply of drugs; and in which countries tactics seem to be failing. Approaches vary, highlighting the lack of easy solutions.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Andrew Cherry
  • Douglas Rugh
  • Louis B. Antoine
  • Mary E. Dillon
  • Irene Moreda
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 2002


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