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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 7 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Ending the War on Drugs by Various authors
    Ending the War on Drugs - by Various authors

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780753557464 | ISBN 10: 0753557460

    For the last 50 years, drug prohibition laws have put the market for illegal drugs into the hands of organised criminals. Now, it’s time to take control.   Ending the failed war on drugs will reduce drug-related violence, tackle organised crim ... more

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  • Cover image of book Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs by Johann Hari
    Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs - by Johann Hari

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781408857823 | ISBN 10: 1408857820

    Drugs are not what we think they are. Addiction is not what we think it is. And the war on drugs is not what we see on our TV screens.   In Chasing the Scream, Johann Hari shares his discoveries through the riveting true stories he uncovered ... more

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  • Cover image of book Drug War Capitalism by Dawn Paley
    Drug War Capitalism - by Dawn Paley

    £13.00   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781849351935 | ISBN 10: 1849351937

    The drug war is less about cocaine or marijuana than it is about social, economic, and territorial control. In Drug War Capitalism, Dawn Paley lays bare the mechanisms through which state and corporate interests are advanced under the pretext of figh ... more

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  • Cover image of book Drugs - Without the Hot Air by David Nutt
    Drugs - Without the Hot Air - by David Nutt

    £12.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781906860165 | ISBN 10: 1906860165

    David Nutt is the government scientist who was sacked for comparing the harms of horse-riding and taking ecstasy. In straightforward language, he explores the science of what a drug is and how it works, why people take drugs, and how it affects them. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Shroom: A Cultural History of the Magic Mushroom. by Andy Letcher
    Shroom: A Cultural History of the Magic Mushroom. - by Andy Letcher

    £9.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780571227716 | ISBN 10: 0571227716

    Is Santa Claus really a magic mushroom in disguise? Was ‘Alice in Wonderland’ a thinly veiled psychedelic mushroom odyssey? Did mushroom tea kick-start ancient Greek philosophy?  Much stranger than the fictions it has inspired, the world of the ma ... more

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  • Cover image of book I Have America Surrounded: The Life of Timothy Leary by John Higgs
    I Have America Surrounded: The Life of Timothy Leary - by John Higgs

    £8.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781905548255 | ISBN 10: 1905548257

    Before he began working with LSD, Dr Timothy Leary was a brilliant and respected behavioural psychologist. Afterwards he was, in the words of President Nixon, 'the most dangerous man in America'. Leary has gone down in history as the man who per ... more

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  • Cover image of book Iliict Drugs: Use and Control by Adrian Barton
    Iliict Drugs: Use and Control - by Adrian Barton

    £32.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780415281720 | ISBN 10: 0415281725

    Illicit drugs and their use are now, more than ever, a dominant concern of politicians, policy makers and the general public. Often our understanding of the 'drug problem' tends to be uni-dimensional and based around particular areas of risk: risk of ... more

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