Journals Higher Education
Important OUP's Response to COVID-19 Learn more



Published: 16 July 2009

282 Pages


ISBN: 9780199559961

Also Available As:


Bookseller Code (TA)

Forbidden Drugs

Third Edition

Philip Robson

  • A readable and authoritative account of the medical, legal and social aspects of recreational drug use including alcohol and tobacco
  • Compares and contrasts the different drug policies adopted throughout the world
  • Brings together the relevant scientific studies, as well as user experiences, to provide an realistic and evidence-based account

New to this Edition:

  • All chapters have been updated and completely rewritten to take account of scientific and political developments since the second edition
  • A much more international approach has been adopted for dealing with epidemiological and political developments, with particular attention focused on the US and Europe
  • Three high-profile guest contributors will strengthen interest for North American readers

Also of Interest

Related Categories

Medicine & Health > Popular Health