CMRJ504 Drugs, Justice, and Society (3 semester hours)

This course will examine the role of alcohol and drug policies and its impact on the criminal justice system. The course will focus on the pharmacology of popular drugs or abuse and the treatment options associated with them. Additionally this course will examine the history of drug and alcohol prohibition and its effects on current policy. In addition, this course will focus on federal, state, and local agencies efforts on addressing the drug problem while examining the impact of such policies on the United States.