List three addictive substances that are the “most harmful”, and explain why based on their effects on the brain, body and society. 

  • List three addictive substances that are the “most harmful”, and explain why based on their effects on the brain, body and society.
  • Define harm reduction using at least two contemporary examples that relate to addiction. Then explain why harm addiction is controversial, yet important.
  • Compare the similarities between the prohibition Era and the current War on Drugs. Then explain the limitations of prohibitive attempts at curbing substances used historically and today.
  • Explain the biological causes of addiction and include a description of the reward pathway in the brain, and how this induces a “high”.