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The War on Drugs, the War on Doctors, and the Pain Crisis in America
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Eighty Years of Naked Emperors

by Alexander DeLuca, M.D., June 4, 2004
Submitted to Professor Michael Sparer, Ph.D., Health Care Policy, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York City. Originally posted: June 5, 2004.  Last minor revisions: June 17, 2004. This Table of Contents posted: June 24, 2004. This Table of Contents minor revisions: August 13, 2004.

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Table of Contents:

Introduction

Historical Antecedents

Big Lies and Bullies Trump Research in the War on Drugs

Drugs are Bad. Compared to What?

The Pain Crisis in America

Conclusion

The Solution…

Appendix One - Fooling most of the people all of the time

Appendix Two - Statistical Tricks of the Drug Warriors

 References
 


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