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By Rob Lovering

Why does American legislations enable the leisure use of a few medications, similar to alcohol, tobacco, and caffeine, yet no longer others, akin to marijuana, cocaine, and heroin? the reply lies no longer easily within the damage using those medicines could reason, yet within the perceived morality--or lack thereof--of their leisure use. regardless of robust rhetoric from ethical critics of leisure drug use, besides the fact that, it really is unusually tricky to figure the explanations they've got for deeming the leisure use of (some) medicines morally unsuitable. during this e-book, Rob Lovering lays out and dissects numerous arguments for the immorality of utilizing marijuana, cocaine, heroin, and different medications recreationally. He contends that, probably, those arguments don't be triumphant. Lovering's ebook 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 safety of the U.S.' drug legislation, this publication is a vital and well timed contribution to the controversy at the leisure use of drugs.

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