Drug Trafficking

Drug Trafficking

by Jill Sherman

Hardcover(Library Binding)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781604539530
Publisher: Abdo Publishing
Publication date: 01/01/2010
Series: Essential Issues Series: Set 1
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: 1080L (what's this?)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Drug Trade 6

Chapter 2 Illegal Drugs 16

Chapter 3 Addiction and Society 26

Chapter 4 Drug Production 36

Chapter 5 Transporting Drugs 48

Chapter 6 Drug Trafficking Organizations 56

Chapter 7 Drug Dealers and Users 66

Chapter 8 The War on Drugs 76

Chapter 9 Reforming the Drug Laws 86

Timeline 96

Essential Facts 100

Additional Resources 102

Glossary 104

Source Notes 106

Index 109

About the Author 112

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