Soldiers of the Vietnam War and Drug Use
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The purpose of this paper is to discuss the effect of heroin and marijuana on the U.S. troops stationed in Vietnam during the War. It describes the extent of drug use, why it occurred, who was involved in supply and demand, and why the effects were far less than anticipated by a country worried that returning soldiers would return addicted, with guns, from an environment of extreme violence, to conduct domestic drug wars and support the addictions it was assumed would persist with violent crime.
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