Chasing the Scream discusses the work of John Marks, a physician who prescribed heroin to those struggling with heroin addiction in England. He is quoted as saying that many “of the harms of drugs are to do with the laws around them, not the drugs themselves.” (Hari, 2015, p. 210)

Explain if you agree or disagree.

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Hari, J. (2015).  Chasing the scream: The first and last days of the war on drugs. Bloomsbury.