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Drugs and Crime - Exam 1
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According to records, researchers estimate that alcohol consumption was greatest in which of the following historical eras?
the early 1800s
According to social control theory, what is one of the major causes of illicit drug use?
the absence of a stake in conformity to the norms of conventional society
According to the discussion on media bias, ________
some of the principles of the professional subculture of journalism pull the journalist away from bias toward objectivity, while some do not
According to the latest National Survey on Drug Use and Health, which of the following drugs is used on the greatest number of days during the prior year by past-year users
An example of a current Schedule I drug, as defined by the federal Controlled Substances Act, is:
Anomie theory argues that drug addicts use which of the following adaptations to society's strain?
Between 1963 and today, the per capita consumption of cigarettes in the U.S. population (age 18 and older):
Between the 1970s and the 1980s, the federal budget devoted to drug treatment
Conflict theory emphasizes which of the following factors in explaining deviance, crime, delinquency, and drug abuse?
differences in power among socioeconomic strata
Current alcohol consumption in the United States is at
a fairly low point compared with most other periods of history
Currently, the percentage of young adults (18-25) who have drunk at least one alcoholic beverage in the month prior to the survey is
roughly half to three-quarters (50-75 percent)
During Prohibition (1920-1933), alcohol consumption in the United States:
During the 1920s and 1930s, in the years following the Supreme Court ruling on the Harrison Act (1914), which was rendered in 1919, the number of addicts who were arrested on drug charges:
During the course of the nineteenth century—that is, from the early 1800s to the late 1800s—the rate of narcotic addiction in the United States:
In all probability, the psychoactivity of drugs was discovered by humans when they:
foraged for food during the Paleolithic era
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