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This authoritative evaluation of gear and society this present day examines: no matter if a technique of `normalization' of substances and drug use is lower than method; the controversy over prohibition as opposed to laws; `drugs' and `users' as `other' or `dangerous'; medicinal drugs and dance cultures; drug use between younger ladies; pictures of `race' and medicine; clinical responses to medicinal drugs; policing techniques and controlling drug clients; drug regulate and game; and the query of prohibition as opposed to liberalization.

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