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Licit and illicit drugs

Edward M. Brecher

Licit and illicit drugs

the Consumers Union report on narcotics, stimulants, depressants, inhalants, hallucinogens, and marijuana--including caffeine, nicotine, and alcohol, by Edward M. Brecher and the editors of Consumer reports.

by Edward M. Brecher

  • 115 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drugs,
  • Drugs -- Physiological effect,
  • Drug abuse --

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    ContributionsConsumers Union of United States, Consumer reports
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 623 p. ;
    Number of Pages623
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19191193M

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    LICIT AND ILLICIT DRUGS: The Consumer Union Report on Narcotics, Stimulants, Depressants, Inhalants, Hallucinogens, and Marijuana -- including Caffeine, Nicotine and Alcohol Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.   But in he left a monument as the author of the Consumer Union book ''Licit and Illicit Drugs.'' That towering work of scholarship laid out most of what has been learned - and selectively.

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Licit and illicit drugs by Edward M. Brecher Download PDF EPUB FB2

Among Brecher's best-known works were two books published by Consumers Union, The Consumers Union Report on Licit and Illicit Drugs () and Love, Sex and Aging (). An editorial published in The New York Times after his death observed: "Edward Brecher, who recently ended his own life before cancer could take it from him, had a celebrated career as a writer on a variety of scientific by:   and yet still the most fascinating book about the history and research into illicit drugs in this fairness of Consumer Report in an unexpected subject matter.

This book is quite insightful and analytical with unexpected facts/5(27). Licit & Illicit Drugs: The Consumer's Union Report on Narcotics, Stimulants, Depressants, Inhalants, Hallucinogens, & Marijuana Including Caffeine, Nicotine, and Alcohol by Edward M.

Brecher and the Editors of Consumer Reports (Little, Brown and Co. ) () ()/5. Licit and illicit drugs the Consumers Union report on narcotics, stimulants, depressants, inhalants, hallucinogens, and marijuana - including caffeine, nicotine, and alcohol [1st ed.] by Edward M.

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and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at "Anyone (and that means everyone) should consider the reading of Licit and Illicit Drugs a requisite to awareness of today's scene.".

-- Andrew G. Bucaro, Judge, Municipal Court, City of New Orleans. "This is the book for anyone who uses drugs or may potentially use them -.

“Licit and Illicit Drugs,” a Consumers Union Report, purports to deal with all nonmedical drug use; but it is not to detract from the considerable accomplishment of Edward M.

Brecher and the. This article will review the differences between licit and illicit drugs and why drugs have been classified as illegal. The word licit means “within the law”. In other words, anything that is licit is allowed or legal. Licit drugs include alcohol, caffeine, and nicotine.

It. licit and illicit drugs The Consumers Union Report on Narcotics, Stimulants, Depressants, Inhalants, Hallucinogens, and Marijuana—Including Caffeine, Nicotine Cited by: The use of illegal drugs has been a long-standing problem in American society, a problem that has taken on a particular urgency in the last 30 years.

In the early s, a presidential commission stated: ''The concern and the distress of the American people over the national problem of drug abuse is expressed every day in the newspapers, the magazines, scientific journals, public forums and in Author: Dean R.

Gerstein, Lawrence W. Green. A new book on illicit drugs and health, written by experts from the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) at UNSW Sydney, provides vital information for health professionals on the impact of illicit drug use.

The book covers the major drug types: stimulants, opioids, cannabis, hallucinogens, and the new emerging class of ‘novel psychoactive substances (NPS)’. In conclusion, a selective and sensitive LC–MSMS method for the simultaneous identification and quantification of 35 licit and illicit drugs and metabolites in 50 mg of hair was developed and fully validated.

The drugs analyzed were THC, opiates, cocaine, amphetamines, hallucinogens, benzodiazepines, antidepressants, and by:   Licit and Illicit Drugs: The Consumers' Union Report on Narcotics, Stimulants, Depressants, Inhalants, Hallucinogens, and Marijuana—Including Caffeine, Nicotine, and Alcohol.

Barry I. This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and : Barry I.

Liskow. Content list of illicit and licit drug types The A to Z guide of illicit and licit drugs provides information on the following drug types: • Young people often overestimate how often and how much their peers drink alcohol.

Alcohol • Analgesics • Amphetamines • Cocaine • Caffeine • Cannabis • Hallucinogens • Heroin • MDMA File Size: 1MB. Drugs are any chemical substances that effect a physical, mental, emotional, or behavioral change in an individual.

Drug abuse is the use of any licit or illicit chemical substance that results in physical, mental, emotional, or behavioral impairment in an individual. Hallucinogens are drugs that affect sensation, thinking, self-awareness, and. Each drug class also has a section on pregnancy.

“As most illicit drug users take more than one drug type, we comment on the role of other substances, both licit and illicit, where relevant.

In each chapter we present the patterns of use, user characteristics, dependence, drug toxicity and mortality” - 5/5(1). Edward Brecher’s Licit and Illicit Drugs, researched and written under the auspices of the Consumers Union, takes a different, if predictable, tack, that of a research report.

Where Ashley and Huxley are concerned to set the record straight on drugs about which misinformation or no information at all has been the rule, Brecher is concerned.

But in he left a monument as the author of the Consumer Union book Licit and Illicit Drugs. That towering work of scholarship laid out most of what has been learned - and selectively forgotten - about heroin, caffeine, nicotine, alcohol, barbiturates, amphetamines, Notable works: The Sex Researchers, Licit and Illicit.

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Consumers Union Report on Licit and Illicit Drugs. The Consumers Union Report - Licit and Illicit Drugs. by Edward M. Brecher and the Editors of Consumer Reports Magazine. Table of Contents. Part I - The Opiates: Heroin, Morphine, Opium, and Methadone.Buy Licit and Illicit Drugs by Edward M Brecher, Consumer Reports online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now.5/5(1).Amitava Dasgupta, in Alcohol, Drugs, Genes and the Clinical Laboratory, Introduction. Illicit drug use is a major public health issue not only in the United States but globally, because it has been estimated that million people worldwide (approximately 5% of world population) had abused an illicit drug at least once in their life.

The number of regular illicit drug users worldwide is.