By Beatriz Caiuby Labate, Clancy Cavnar, Thiago Rodrigues
This publication is a set of reports of drug rules in different Latin American international locations. The chapters study the categorical histories of drug regulations in each one state, in addition to comparable phenomena and case stories during the zone. It provides conceptual reflections at the origins of prohibition and the “War on Drugs,” together with the subject of human rights and cognitive freedom. extra, the gathering displays at the pioneering function of a few Latin American nations in altering paradigms of overseas drug coverage. every one case research presents an research of the place each one country is now when it comes to coverage reform in the context of its heritage and present socio-political situations. simultaneously, neighborhood activities, tasks, and backlash opposed to the reformist debate in the hemisphere are tested. the new adjustments in regards to the law of marijuana within the usa and their attainable influence on Latin the US also are addressed. This paintings is a crucial, up to date and well-researched reference for all who're drawn to drug coverage from a Latin American perspective.
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Common to the three types was the fact that medicine was now seen as a key tactic to govern peoples and should therefore be regulated and controlled by the state. ” Thus, managing the overall levels of health and life of the population made medicine and the regulation of therapeutic practices a main focus of biopolitics. In this process, regulating what individuals could or could not ingest, either for treatment or to reduce suffering, became a monopoly of the medical profession, sanctioned and controlled by the state.