Addictions are the subject of debate, laws, media attention, and social policy in the United States.
- Describe the (US) country’s predominant policy and legal stance. If you were in a position to effect changes in
this policy or those laws, what actions would you take?
- Your position must be supported by the academic literature. Explain why you chose these actions and what
you hope to gain from the changes.
You may want to consider other countries’ policies and laws about drug use and less popular positions in this
You may need to conduct independent research to adequately participate in this discussion.