since you all “talk” about drugs yet… know so little….
the “wars” is older than you or me combined….
notice how… “names” make a “difference” in perception of …”public influence”
1906 pure food and drug act
1914 harrison narcotics act… bureau of internal revenue
1930 bureau of narcotics… dept of treasury
1966 bureau of drug abuse control…fda
1968 treasury dept. buraeu of narcotics combines fda bureau of drug abuse control to become…bureau of narcotics and dangerous drugs… dept of justice
1973 drug enforcement administration(dea)
1798 marine hospital service… act for relief of soldiers..
1929 public health services …. “narcotics farms”….
1935 the first narcotic farm opens in lexington, Kentucky
1936 US Narcotics Farms were renamed… United States Public Health Service Hospitals
1943 public health service … split into 4 subdivisions
office of surgeon general
national institutes of health
bureau of medical services
bureau of state services
1967 national institute of mental health separated from national institute of health and raised to “burearu” status in Public Health Service
1972 national institute of mental health…
1981 us public health service hospitals were closed
1986 the office for substances abuse prevention
1992 phs agency substance abuse and mental health services administration (samhsa)
combined treating drug abuse and mental health…
The Progressive Era was a period of widespread social activism and political reform across the United States, from the 1890s to 1920s.