Discuss the three principal medical applications of narcotic drugs today. Give examples where needed.
2) Describe the use of peyote by the Native American Church. Discuss the controversy over the legalization of its use for religious purposes. Additionally, provide your own opinion.
3) Describe one example of a “hexing” drug, its psychoactive ingredients and their effects on brain chemistry, and its historical importance. Additionally, include a contemporary example not mentioned in the book (be creative, I am sure you can find one).
4) Discuss the issues surrounding the “gateway hypothesis” with regard to marijuana. What is the research on the sequencing question, the association question, and the causation question?
5) Anti-marijuana sentiment in the United States during the twentieth century has been repeatedly influenced by specific types of ethnic bigotry. Explain.