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By Hong Lu,Terance D. Miethe,Bin Liang

within the context of worldwide efforts to regulate the construction, distribution and use of narcotic medicinal drugs, China's therapy of the matter presents an enormous technique of knowing the social, political, and monetary limits of nationwide and foreign rules to control drug practices. within the 19th and early 20th centuries, China used to be identified for its nationwide habit to opium, yet its drug-eradication campaigns from the Fifties to the Seventies accomplished extraordinary luck that eventually remodeled China right into a "drug-free" society. despite the fact that, because the fiscal reforms and open-door coverage of the overdue 20th century, China is now dealing with a re-emergence of the creation, use and trafficking of narcotic medicinal drugs. utilizing case experiences and a comparative ancient process, and drawing on numerous facts assets together with ancient documents, respectable crime info just recently made on hand, and information experiences, this booklet is the 1st English-language book to supply any such accomplished documentation and research of the character of China's felony law of managed ingredients. The authors additionally supply theoretical methods for learning drug legislation, elements of drug intake cultures, the socio-political remedy of substances in the course of a number of historic classes and ongoing efforts to legislate drug alternate, criminalize drug use and deal with the drug addict inhabitants inside nationwide and foreign contexts.

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