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By Rob Lovering

Why does American legislation enable the leisure use of a few medications, reminiscent of alcohol, tobacco, and caffeine, yet no longer others, resembling marijuana, cocaine, and heroin? the reply lies now not easily within the damage using those medicines may possibly reason, yet within the perceived morality--or lack thereof--of their leisure use. regardless of robust rhetoric from ethical critics of leisure drug use, in spite of the fact that, it's strangely tough to parent the explanations they've got for deeming the leisure use of (some) medications morally mistaken. during this booklet, Rob Lovering lays out and dissects numerous arguments for the immorality of utilizing marijuana, cocaine, heroin, and different medicinal drugs recreationally. He contends that, probably, those arguments don't be triumphant. Lovering's publication represents one of many first works to systematically current, learn, and critique arguments for the ethical wrongness of leisure drug use. Given this, in addition to the recognition of the morality-based protection of the USA' drug legislation, this ebook is a crucial and well timed contribution to the controversy at the leisure use of drugs.

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