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analysis of article text

prohibitionist hits:0 government drug warrior (prohibition_agency) hits:0 propaganda (drugwar_propaganda) hits:12 legalization hits:0 drug_reformer hits:0 reform_referenda hits:0 cannabis hits:0 stimulant hits:1 narcotic hits:0 hallucinogen hits:0
    prohibitionist     prohibition_agency     drugwar_propaganda     legalization     drug_reformer
    reform_referenda     cannabis     stimulant     narcotic     hallucinogen

incarceration/prison mentioned? NO - the issue of prison or incarceration was NOT mentioned in this article .

propaganda analysis

explicit prohibition propaganda (explicit_propaganda) hits:0 hated group (propaganda_theme1) hits:3 madness, violence, illness (propaganda_theme2) hits:2 survival of society (propaganda_theme3) hits:6 gateway, use is abuse (propaganda_theme4) hits:0 children (propaganda_theme5) hits:1 demonize, war, epidemic (propaganda_theme6) hits:0 total prohibition (propaganda_theme7) hits:0 dissent opposed (propaganda_theme8) hits:0
EXP - explicit prohibition propaganda (explicit_propaganda) GRP - hated group (propaganda_theme1) MAD - madness, violence, illness (propaganda_theme2)
SOC - survival of society (propaganda_theme3) USE - gateway, use is abuse (propaganda_theme4) KID - children (propaganda_theme5)
WAR - demonize, war, epidemic (propaganda_theme6) TOT - total prohibition (propaganda_theme7) DIS - dissent opposed (propaganda_theme8)

 drug of abuse implied / mentioned

drug related
[news] [concept]

illegal drugs  
drugwar_propaganda : a drug war propaganda event, campaign release, slogan, or themepropaganda

drugwar propaganda
[news] [concept]

propaganda theme1 propaganda theme2 propaganda theme3 propaganda theme5 Why Are Americans So Easy to Manipulate? (Bruce E Levine, 2012)
Classic Modern Drug Propaganda
Themes in Chemical Prohibition
Drug War Propaganda (kindle edition)
propaganda_theme1 : drug war propaganda theme: hated groupshated group

propaganda theme1
[news] [concept]

"drug pusher" "pusher" "Menace"3Hated Groups (propaganda theme 1)
America's Racist Drug laws
Labeling theory
Transfer (propaganda)
propaganda_theme2 : drug war propaganda theme: madness, violence, illness caused by drugsmadness, violence, illness

propaganda theme2 70%
[news] [concept]

"deaths" "misery"2Madness Crime Violence Illness (propaganda theme 2)
Distortion 18: Cannabis and Mental Illness
No, marijuana use doesn't lower your IQ (10/2014)
propaganda_theme3 : drug war propaganda theme: survival of societysurvival of society

propaganda theme3 65%
[news] [concept]

"society" "communities" "to society" "the country" "The economy"6Survival of Society (propaganda theme 3)
The "Nation" as a Device To Create a Psychological Crowd
propaganda_theme5 : drug war propaganda theme: children corrupted by drugschildren

propaganda theme5 60%
[news] [concept]

"Children"1Children Corrupted (propaganda theme 5)
Think of the children
 drug of abuse

illegal drugs
[news] [concept]

various illegal drugs stimulant  
 drugs 90%
[news] [concept]
various drugs  
 psychoactive chemical

[news] [concept]

methamphetamine amphetamines ssri
 psychoactive pharmaceutical

[news] [concept]

 erectile dysfunction treatment
[news] [concept]
 euphoric stimulant
[news] [concept]
[news] [concept]
[news] [concept]
Amphetamines: The Swedish experience
amphetamines : various amphetaminesamphetamines
[news] [concept]
methamphetamine The amphetamines - Consumers Union Report
Officially Approved US Military Speed/Amphetamine Use

[news] [concept]


[news] [concept]

 various drugs 90%
[news] [concept]
 various illegal drugs
[news] [concept]
"party drug"
DEA's Drugs of Abuse booklet
 youth 60%
[news] [concept]
propaganda theme5

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    various_drugs concept - general terms for drugs
    sildenafil concept - Sildenafil citrate is prescribed in the treatment of Erectile Dysfunction. It is commonly referred to as a "lifestyle drug". Lifestyle drugs are prescribed for quality-of-life conditions such as baldness, impotence, obesity and smoking cessation. Sildenafil is a synthetic piperazine derivative. (1-[[3-(6,7-dihydro-1-methyl-7-oxo-3-propyl-1H-pyrazolo [4,3-d]pyrimidin- 5-yl)-4-ethoxyphenyl]sulfonyl]-4- methylpiperazine citrate)
    ssri concept - SSRIs are a class of pharmaceuticals that increase levels of serotonin in the brain. They are the most popular type of anti-depressants prescribed in the U.S. and have also been shown to reduce MDMA-related neurotoxicity in research animals. (Various)
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    methamphetamine concept - methamphetamine
    stimulant concept - a substance that produces stimulation
    euphoric_stimulant concept
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    propaganda_theme3 concept - drug war propaganda theme: survival of society
    propaganda_theme2 concept - drug war propaganda theme: madness, violence, illness caused by drugs
    propaganda_theme1 concept - drug war propaganda theme: hated groups
    drugwar_propaganda concept - a drug war propaganda event, campaign release, slogan, or theme
    drug_related concept - related to illegal drugs and prohibition