Drugs in American Society Study Set 1

Psychology

Quiz 3 :

A History of the War on Drugs

Quiz 3 :

A History of the War on Drugs

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An example of a current Schedule I drug, as defined by the federal Controlled Substances Act, is:
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The first psychoactive substance that American states attempted to control was:
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During the 1920s and 1930s, in the years following the Supreme Court ruling on the Harrison Act (1914), which was rendered in 1919, the number of addicts who were arrested on drug charges:
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Between the 1970s and the 1980s, the federal budget devoted to drug treatment:
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During the course of the nineteenth century-that is, from the early 1800s to the late 1800s-the rate of narcotic addiction in the United States:
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Between 1979 and 1989, the percentage of the American public naming drug abuse as the nation's most serious problem:
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Historians estimate that the number of narcotic addicts in the United States prior to 1914 was about:
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Which of the following drugs was included in the Harrison Act yet was not a narcotic or opiate?
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The Controlled Substances Act of 1970 was originally designed to:
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The primary impact of the Controlled Substances Act of 1970 was to:
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The Marihuana Tax Act of 1937:
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Prior to the Harrison Act, most narcotic addicts were:
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The earliest legislation designed to reduce or eliminate a substance that is currently illegal was aimed at:
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The following development did not take place in the nineteenth century:
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During the course of the 1980s-that is, from 1980 to the end of 1989-the number of prisoners incarcerated in state penal institutions:
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Which of the following categories in the population was more like to politically and ideologically support the Volstead Act (passed in 1919), which imposed a national prohibition on the sale of alcohol?
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The Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906:
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The first fully enunciated "war on drugs" was launched by President:
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Which of the following was the most common ingredient in a number of nineteenth-century soft drinks?
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The British waged two Opium Wars against China in order to:
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