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"Forces of Habit: Why we make war on some drugs but not others"

David CourtwrightLEXINGTON, Ky.—David Courtwright, John A. Delaney presidential professor at the University of Northern Florida, will give a lecture titled “Forces of Habit: Why we make war on some drugs but not others,” at Transylvania University on Thursday, October 2, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cowgill Center, room 102. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Courtwright is the inaugural speaker in the Drugged America Series, sponsored by the Bingham-Young Fellowship Program at Transylvania.

Courtwright has been thinking and writing about the history of drug use and drug policy since the mid-1970s. He is the author of several books, including “Addicts Who Survived,” “Dark Paradise: A History of Opiate Addiction in America” and “Forces of Habit: Drugs and the Making of the Modern World.”

For more information, contact the public relations office at (859) 233-8120.

9/27/2008

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