Chapter Objectives

Learning Objectives

By the end of this chapter you should be able to:

  1. Review the history of drug policy
  2. Distinguish between misdemeanors and felony charges and their implications
  3. Illustrate how the three strikes out policy and drug courts affect the size of the prison population
  4. Interpret Penn State and Pennsylvania alcohol and drug violation policies
  5. Explain drug testing for work and privacy protection for seeking help
  6. Explain main arguments for and against decriminalization and legalization of drugs
  7. Identity risks and benefits of medical and recreational marijuana
  8. Recognize that policies have side effects and often need to be revised

 

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