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By Rob Lovering

ISBN-10: 1137548762

ISBN-13: 9781137548764

ISBN-10: 1349552496

ISBN-13: 9781349552498

Why does American legislations enable the leisure use of a few medicinal drugs, akin to alcohol, tobacco, and caffeine, yet no longer others, corresponding to marijuana, cocaine, and heroin? the reply lies now not easily within the damage using those medicinal drugs may perhaps reason, yet within the perceived morality--or lack thereof--of their leisure use. regardless of powerful rhetoric from ethical critics of leisure drug use, although, it really is strangely tricky to determine the explanations they've got for deeming the leisure use of (some) medications morally fallacious. during this ebook, Rob Lovering lays out and dissects a number of arguments for the immorality of utilizing marijuana, cocaine, heroin, and different medications recreationally. He contends that, customarily, those arguments don't be triumphant. Lovering's booklet represents one of many first works to systematically current, study, and critique arguments for the ethical wrongness of leisure drug use. Given this, in addition to the recognition of the morality-based safeguard of the USA' drug legislation, this e-book is a vital and well timed contribution to the talk at the leisure use of drugs.

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