By Lisa Pryor

ISBN-10: 1742372341

ISBN-13: 9781742372341

Most folks who use leisure medicines haven't had their lives destroyed, aren't residing at the streets, and luxuriate in basic and unscathed relationships with households, buddies and the realm. So why is it that dialogue approximately medications and drug coverage in simple terms displays tragedy that ends with demise, prison or dependancy? Why is it that the one politically appropriate place at the use of substances is one among prohibition?

With approximately 1 / 4 of individuals of their twenties now attempting ecstasy, and part dabbling with marijuana, in lots of households leisure drug use continues to be one of many final intergenerational silences left among child boomers and their grownup young ones. Lisa Pryor captures the zeitgeist during this thought of but punchy exploration of the true international of drug use this present day. it's the skewed nature of the controversy, she argues, that has worsened instead of mounted some of the very genuine difficulties drug use can cause.

This is an clever and private examine the complicated factor of leisure drug use. it is going to switch the phrases of the controversy endlessly.

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