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The Historical Background of Drug Abuse

old timeIs drug abuse a new phenomena? Do only modern teenagers try to sneak drinks of alcohol or smoke weed with their friends? Is this something that only happens in our modern age, or has there always been such a thing as drug abuse. These are important questions. If drug use is a modern development, we can look back and try to spot what change was made in our society that brought us to the point where so many people are using drugs. If drug use is an ancient phenomena, then we probably need to look back much further to figure out why anyone uses drugs today. Continue reading