Legalizing Drugs

Crime Stopper or Social Risk?

From the Series USA TODAY's Debate: Voices and Perspectives

  • Interest Level: Grade 9 - Grade 12   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 9

This book looks at the history of drug laws in the United States, the modern-day War on Drugs, and the medical marijuana movement. It provides the opinions and perspectives of police officers, politicians, and the U.S. “drug czar.”

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-0-7613-5997-5
$53.32 $39.99
Interest Level Grade 9 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 9
Genre Nonfiction, Young Adult
Subject Social Studies
Copyright 2010
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Twenty-First Century Books ™
Language English
Number of Pages 160
Publication Date 2010-01-01
BISACS YAN051070, YAN051000
Dewey 364.1'77
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 6 x 8.5
Features Bibliography/further reading, Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, Glossary, Index, Photo captions, Reviewed, Sidebars, Source notes, and Timeline

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Library Media Connection

“A valuable addition to libraries wanting to show both sides of controversial issues facing American society today. Recommended.” —Library Media Connection

Author: Margaret J. Goldstein

Margaret J. Goldstein was born in Detroit and graduated from the University of Michigan. She is an editor and the author of many books for young readers. She lives in Palm Springs, California.