Prohibition's Second Failure: The Quest for a Rational and Humane Drug Policy


Vallance gives a current picture of the American drug problem and the ideological base that maintains it. The author analyzes economic and social costs of the drug problem, including the costs incurred by the recent "war on drugs." Reporting the most recent economic cost data on the drug problem, the book offers criteria for evaluating the effectiveness of current U.S. drug policy and discusses its successes and failures.

Additional information

Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 1993


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