This is one of the most widely used and harmful of all the drugs in our society.
Maybe someday common sense and intelligence will prevail and these insane laws will be changed and sanity will prevail.
The arguments are well thought out and researched, with very insightful and relevant historic perspective.
One of the few attempts to get to the actual facts of drug use and addiction. Sullum systematically goes through every illicit drug and discusses the evidence relating to its... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Smet
This is a great book for exploring the topic of substance use in a balanced manner. The arguments are well thought out and researched, with very insightful and relevant historic... Read morePublished 2 months ago by S. Munk
I find it refreshing to read a fact-based analysis of issues in a world where most authors make decisions in the absence of evidence and then spew out baseless propaganda to... Read morePublished 4 months ago by John
"Humans have brains that are built to work on anecdote rather than real data." [Jeffrey P. Utz, MD]
Man's relationship with drugs has been one long and turbulent ride. Read more
A more realistic look at drugs and the people who use them than the fables told by the government. Since the beginning of time people have found or created substances to relieve... Read morePublished 18 months ago by jsly58
I've well versed on the history and (my words) "evolutionary legacy" that have brought us to this current age of prohibition. Read morePublished on November 9, 2012 by Ells
I purchased this book about 4 years ago and used it for an English project over drugs and their exaggerated effects as told by the media. Read morePublished on January 26, 2011 by EddiR
The argument presented in the book is so easy to understand (and easy enough to valid with scientific and anecdotal evidence) that it's difficult to believe why the government is... Read morePublished on November 16, 2008 by CRSII
It is amazing how much propaganda there is about drugs, and most of it is untrue. This is a must read.Published on January 16, 2008 by Glantern13