The resources and time spent on this issue to combat drugs in a society that drugs have become a part of needs to come to a means of an end. Drugs have the potential to harmful to individuals and society however, so do laws and I it is crucial in ... ... middle of paper ... ... as potential threats, when in reality no one knows the repercussions. Congress passed the war on drugs because he saw drugs as a threat to everyone that used them as becoming an addict. While drugs can be addictive the reality of this happening does not hold true. I will use alcohol as an example again.
Due to its negative affects upon society, I believe the government should further restrict music that has been specified as dangerous to the well being of the listeners. Contrary to many assumptions, modern youth is not protected enough from harmful music, even though ther... ... middle of paper ... ... new laws to help harmful media reach younger listeners and viewers. New laws would essentially create a better future for society's youth. They would help prevent children from learning violent acts through example, and keep innocent people from being offended by foul language. The lyrical content of modern music has had a noticeable affect on the actions of all society.
I believe that the legalization of drugs would cause the use of drugs to decline. People will not want to use the drug and they will not want to pay the high prices the government would put on them. There are many pros and cons you could bring up on the legalizing of drugs. I just hope I am around to see the control on drugs.
Should Drugs Be Decriminalized? Recreational drug use has been controversial for years. Government has deemed the use of certain drugs to be dangerous, addictive, costly, and fatal. Governmental agencies have passed laws to make drugs illegal and then have focused a great deal of attention and money trying to prohibit the use of these drugs, and many people support these sanctions because they view the illegality of drugs to be the main protection against the destruction of our society (Trebach, n.d.). Restricting behavior doesn’t generally stop people from engaging in that behavior; prohibition tends to result in people finding more creative ways to obtain and use drugs.
This disrupts the whole idea of social cohesion only making chaos and producing prejudice attitudes. So just how are drugs affecting society. They affect society by overtaking the users life and the user therefore neglects their responsibilities of the society in which they live and breaching the acceptable standards of behaviours. Recreational drugs are a serious issue that must be dealt with help society progress further for the benefit of the next generation.
This theory “helps to define the limits of proper behavior” (Schaefer, 158). There are numerous laws about possession and use of drugs and stigmatizes to not use them or else a person is endangering themselves. This reasoning for behavior expresses that people follow the law because it is the norm in society to not to do drugs, and to do drugs makes them rebellious or beneath the rest of the community. Jail time for the use of drugs gives the harshness of being caught. In a way, jail and or prison time is scaring people into not doing drugs.
Under the moral view, people believe that the choice of drugs is simply an individual`s choice. Individuals involving themselves in drug use are morally weal because they are going against the acceptable norms of the society. Others believe that individuals who use drugs as a leisure activity are using it due to mental diseases or circumstances which have not resulted from personal choices. Believers of the former view think that these drug users should not be punished but be given help in the form of therapy. The legalization of drugs in countries has detrimental effects on the population especially the young adolescents.