By Raymond Goldberg
Updated and reader-friendly, Goldberg's four-color textual content encourages readers to ascertain the incentive for drug use, social implications of drug use, felony ramifications, and components affecting how medicines engage with the human physique. It offers a glance on the historical past and tradition surrounding drug use and abuse, key information about particular sorts of medications, and a evaluation of drug remedy, schooling, and prevention ways and courses. together with positive factors like "Fact or Fiction," "Thinking significantly" questions, and "On Campus" bins, medications around the SPECTRUM, 6th version is an interesting ebook that is helping readers in my view comprehend the problems of substances in society.
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The group with the highest rate of illegal drug use during the past year and month was the 18 to 25 age group, and those 26 and older had the lowest annual and monthly rates. The most commonly used illicit drug was marijuana. 0% of current users (current is defined as having used the drug within 30 days of the survey). 1 million Americans. About 1 million Americans currently use hallucinogens and 200,000 use heroin. In terms of overall drug use, males had higher rates of drug use than females. However, males and females have similar rates of using tranquilizers, stimulants, sedatives, and OxyContin.