Cultural Aspects of Substance Abuse

The views of drug use differ among cultures around the world. Some drugs considered illegal in one culture are accepted in another culture. Alcohol, caffeine, and nicotine are addictive drugs that are widely accepted in the United States and elsewhere throughout the world.

Cannabis, on the other hand, is illegal in the Untied States and in many other countries. Hallucinogens that affect the auditory and visual senses such as peyote are used by Native Americans as part of religious rituals. Coca leaves that contain cocaine are brewed or chewed by people in the mountainous regions of the Andes to decrease hunger, increase work performance, and create a sense of well being.

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