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Social Problems Study Set 5

Sociology

Quiz 12 :

Drugs

Quiz 12 :

Drugs

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The __________ refers to the definitions concerning drugs and drug-related behaviors based on the meanings that people in groups have imputed to certain things and behaviors as opposed to the technical differences between chemical substances.
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B

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Marijuana is classified by the DEA as a __________.
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Alcohol is more commonly consumed by __________.
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A

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Methamphetamine is a(n) __________.
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Marijuana is commonly prescribed for __________.
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At one point in our nation's history, alcohol was classified as a __________ and outlawed.
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The Harrison Narcotics Act of 1914 served to accomplish which of the following?
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Michelle is opposed to marijuana legalization on the grounds that using it will lead to the use of other, worse drugs. Michelle thinks marijuana is a __________.
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Alcohol abuse is associated with __________.
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Cigarette smokers are at increased risk for __________.
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Heroin, which is a(n) __________, is very addictive.
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The media portrayal of the crack epidemic in the 1980s and the meth crisis of today are examples of __________ involving drugs.
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Drugs and drug use __________.
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The science whose primary focus is the study of drugs that affect the mind is called __________.
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Prior to the passage of the __________, drug addicts were considered by the public to be sick and in need of help.
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__________ is another name for methamphetamine.
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The liberalizing of punishments for marijuana use and possession in the mid-1900s as more Whites began to use the drug highlights the __________.
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Any substance that affects the structure or function of the body when ingested is known as a __________ regardless of legality or social norms.
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Opiates were declared illegal in a limited context in the nineteenth century due to __________.
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Despite the fact that marijuana is viewed as a __________, research has shown that it __________ lead to hard drug use.
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