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By Rob Lovering

ISBN-10: 1137548762

ISBN-13: 9781137548764

ISBN-10: 1349552496

ISBN-13: 9781349552498

Why does American legislations enable the leisure use of a few medicinal drugs, akin to alcohol, tobacco, and caffeine, yet no longer others, resembling marijuana, cocaine, and heroin? the reply lies now not easily within the damage using those medications may reason, yet within the perceived morality--or lack thereof--of their leisure use. regardless of powerful rhetoric from ethical critics of leisure drug use, notwithstanding, it's strangely tough to parent the explanations they've got for deeming the leisure use of (some) medicines morally fallacious. during this e-book, Rob Lovering lays out and dissects numerous arguments for the immorality of utilizing marijuana, cocaine, heroin, and different medicines recreationally. He contends that, quite often, those arguments don't be triumphant. Lovering's booklet represents one of many first works to systematically current, examine, and critique arguments for the ethical wrongness of leisure drug use. Given this, in addition to the recognition of the morality-based safeguard of the USA' drug legislation, this publication is a crucial and well timed contribution to the controversy at the leisure use of drugs.

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