America's drug policy favors wealthy, elites

Published May 21, 2018

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An article on Vice in the U.S. and U.K. about the American drug culture that enables business executives, entrepreneurs, politicians and others with some degree of wealth and status to get a prescription that allows them to engage in what would otherwise be labeled recreational drug use interviews David Herzberg, associate professor of history. "One of the unheralded jobs of American physicians has been to help relatively privileged people deal with stress and anxiety by providing access to relatively safe drugs," he said.

Read more: https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/j5kmnd/americas-rich-and-powerful-have-permission-slips-to-get-high

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