Pure Food and Drug
Review the Historical Timeline: Regulated Substances media piece. Read the list of major historical events listed below and select one to examine for this assignment.
- The Pure Food and Drug Act
- The Harrison Act
- End of Prohibition
- The Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act
- The implementation of substance use prevention programs (D.A.R.E., Just Say No, etc.)
Write a 750-1,050-word paper about the selected historical event. Include the following in your presentation:
- A description of the event
- The history of the law(s) related to the drug
- The impact of the drug on society to include how the legal status of the drug has impacted society
- A description of how an understanding of the history and legality of the drug from the event has impacted the counseling profession
- A minimum of two scholarly references
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.