Drugs in American Society Study Set 1

Psychology

Quiz 12 :

Drug Law, Drug Treatment

Quiz 12 :

Drug Law, Drug Treatment

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The administration of President Barak Obama has:
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Under federal law, marijuana:
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B

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Which U.S. president renewed President Richard Nixon's "War on Drugs"?
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MacCoun and Reuter calculate that for which of the following substances is the elasticity index the greatest-that is, there is the greatest decrease in purchases, given a 1 percent increase in price?
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The disparity in rates of incarceration is:
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Methadone is:
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Roughly nine out of ten inmates in state prisons are:
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In the past several decades, ________.
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According to the National Household Survey, between the late 1970s and the more recent survey, the use of cocaine by the American population:
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More than half of all inmates in state prisons were convicted and incarcerated for which of the following offenses?
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Evaluations of drug treatment programs have demonstrated a failure rate of:
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In Drug War Heresies, drug experts Robert MacCoun and Peter Reuter argue that it is plausible that decreasing drug penalties will:
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The number of inmates incarcerated in jail and prison in the United States between 1980 and the early 2000s:
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Approximately what percentage of the federal prison population is made up of drug offenders?
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MacCoun and Reuter also argue that outright legalization might:
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The current federal law that penalizes drug possession and sale is referred to as the:
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Drug courts:
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Alcohol is:
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In the short run, that is, after 2000, the race to incarcerate offenders of all crimes and drug offenders specifically:
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Over-the-counter (OTC) drugs are:
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