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Anti-Drug Abuse Acts

  • By: Jeffery T. Walker & Phillip J. Hammons
  • In: Encyclopedia of Race and Crime
  • Edited by: Helen Taylor Greene & Shaun L. Gabbidon
  • Subject:Race, Ethnicity & Crime, Ethnic Studies

The first anti-drug abuse acts were enacted with the purpose of controlling drugs such as cocaine and opium. These drugs were used by Whites and minorities for both medical and recreational purposes. The racial influence of anti-drug abuse acts is evident ...

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