Drugs & Society

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Updated to keep pace with the latest data and statistics, Drugs and Society, Twelfth Edition, contains the most current information available concerning drug use and abuse. Written in an objective and user-friendly manner, this best-selling text continues to captivate students by taking a multidisciplinary approach to the impact of drug use and abuse on the lives of average individuals.

A new modern design and robust ancillary package help students understand and retain key learning objectives from each chapter and prepare for class. The authors have combined their expertise in the fields of drug abuse, pharmacology, and sociology with their extensive experience in research, treatment, teaching, and drug policy to create an edition that reflects the most current information relative to drug abuse issues. For example this edition includes new information on the rise of prescription drug abuse in the U.S., new street drugs recently introduced, the latest tobacco regulation by the FDA, and much more.