Drugs in American Society Study Set 1

Psychology

Quiz 13 :

Legalization, Decriminalization, and Harm Reduction

Quiz 13 :

Legalization, Decriminalization, and Harm Reduction

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A defense of the punitive policy toward drug possession and sale is that criminalizing drugs:
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As a general rule, illegal drugs have:
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The dominant current approach to the control of illicit recreational drugs in the United States is:
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Harm reduction is:
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A major plank in the legalizer's platform is that drug use/abuse:
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According to the text, criminalizing illicit drugs increases the hassle factor, which:
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According to the text, the "doomsayers" who argue that, in all likelihood, the worst-case scenario-a huge increase in harmful drug abuse-will come about under drug legalization are:
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The drug control policy that prevails in the Netherlands and Switzerland is:
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A needle exchange program, which operates in some countries of Europe and some cities in the United Kingdom, is an example of which of the following policies?
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Legalizers believe that:
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The harm reduction strategy relies on the logic of:
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Most of what drug legalizers have written has focused on:
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Drug legalization:
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A policy of harm reduction is:
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Treating heroin addicts with methadone is more properly referred to as the:
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The term "decriminalization," which refers to the controls placed on small-quantity marijuana possession in a dozen or so states, should more properly be called:
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The majority of drug legalizers believe and argue that:
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The Iron Law of Prohibition states that the stricter and more intense the enforcement of the laws against recreational drug use, the:
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Several states have made the possession of small quantities of marijuana a civil infraction, similar to a parking ticket. This policy is referred to as:
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The drug policy in the Netherlands is:
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