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Drug Abuse Control: Policy Turns toward Rehabilitation

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Science  02 Jul 1971:
Vol. 173, Issue 3991, pp. 32-34
DOI: 10.1126/science.173.3991.32


Heroin addiction is the most difficult to control and the most socially destructive form of addiction in America today. Heroin is a fact of life and a cause of death among an increasing number of citizens in America, and it is heroin addiction that must command priority in the struggle against drugs.—President Nixon in his drug message to Congress on 17 June.