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  • United States Congress House Security
  • Illicit Drug Availability (Classic Reprint) 

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    Lieferstatus:   i.d.R. innert 5-10 Tagen versandfertig
    Genre:  Lexika / Nachschlagewerke 
    ISBN:  9781331740407 
    Verlag:  Forgotten Books 
    Einband:  Kartoniert  
    Sprache:  English  
    Dimensionen:  H 229 mm / B 152 mm / D 14 mm 
    Gewicht:  359 gr 
    Seiten:  264 
    Zus. Info:  Paperback 
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    Excerpt from Illicit Drug Availability The subcommittee met, pursuant to notice, at 9:45 a.m., in room 311, Cannon House Office Building, Hon. William H. Zeliff (chairman of the subcommittee) presiding. Present: Representatives Zeliff, Ros-Lehtinen, Blute, Souder, Shadegg, Thurman, Slaughter, and Condit. Also present: Representative Clinger. Staff present: Robert B. Charles, staff director and chief counsel; Judy McCoy, chief clerk; Jane Cobb, professional staff member; Donald Goldberg, minority assistant to counsel; Cherri Branson, minority professional staff member; and Jean Gosa, minority staff assistant. Mr. Zeliff. Good morning. The Subcommittee on National Security, International Affairs, and Criminal Justice will now come to order. This hearing is to continue our review of the President's national drug control strategy. Over the next 2 days, we will focus on the availability of illegal drugs in our Nation and the effectiveness of current drug interdiction efforts. In my view, no problem is of greater significance to the Nation than illegal drugs. No American citizen is untouched by this national security threat. The influence of illegal drugs and violent drug cartels is painfully visible in the rise of street violence, domestic abuse, urban family breakup, medical costs for crack babies, Aids, gunshot wounds, drug abuse treatment and overdoses. Illegal drugs suck up an estimated$50 billion out of the U.S. economy every year. Illegal drugs are now linked to roughly 80 percent of the Nations prison population. Illegal drugs rip at the Nation's moral fiber, and their influence cries out for action by our Nation's leaders. I dodge no bullets. This responsibility is ours in Congress as much as it is the President's. But with drug availability and drug use increasing sharply across the board in all age categories over the last 3 years, especially among our Nations young children, we must act as a Nation now. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.


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