Identifying and responding to new forms of drug abuse lessons learned from "crack" and "ice" by Marcia R. Chaiken

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Statementby Marica R. Chaiken.
SeriesIssues and practices in criminal justice
ContributionsNational Institute of Justice (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 62 p. ;
Number of Pages62
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Open LibraryOL17678317M

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The timing of the crack crisis helped to fuel conspiracy theories and gen ­ eral speculation in poor black communities that the War on Drugs was part of a genocidal plan by the government to destroy black.

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