Although the war on drugs has been going on for many years, drugs still remain a big problem in the lives of many Americans. Drug offenders as well as abusers are being punished with extreme penalties. Innocent people are suffering because of this. And finally, all the tax dollars going into this war seems to be in vain because its not progressing like it should. The American Government saw that drugs were repressing its citizens, which made them spring into action.
Because he says that people are trying to escape from it by abusing drugs. I happen to disagree with this however. I feel like that boredom isn’t the cause of drug abuse because I then everyone would be a drug addict. I think it is because of people’s curiosities, and because of that it makes people want to try things ... ... middle of paper ... ...can’t put an end to all of it but we need to least try and make an effort to stop it any means necessary. Ways that I think we could do this is educate kids earlier on the dangers or drugs and the effects they have on you, also educate adults on it too.
Difficulties on the job due to drug abuse make it hard for employers to run their businesses. Stealing form employers or from individuals to get money from for drugs causes pain and economic loss to the victims. Arrests and jailing of drug users and dealers puts a strain on law enforcement officials and the criminal justice systems; the cost to taxpayers is enormous. The millions of dollars spent on illegal drugs in America encourage criminal activity and ribs the government of tax revenues. For all these reasons and many more the subject of drug about is extremely important.
Since they are breaking laws they also but themselves at the risk of getting arrested. They risk their freedom and their future all for drugs. Each year drug use is the cause of a large number of accidents at home in the office and on the road. Everybody pays the price of drug abuse: more cops and prisons more hospitols and treatment centers and many lives lost. But drug users hurt themselves more than anybody because they are supporting violent crimes in the drug world.
Illegal drug users destroy their lives and the lives around them. Various health effects are reported by those who grow up around drug activity and by those who use the drugs. These sorts of problems are always happening no matter how many laws are placed on the drugs, and without the assistance of technology and law enforcement crime would be at an all time high. Technology plays a key part in the prevention of illegal drugs being produced, distributed, and sold around the country, while it may be expensive the benefits are worth the cost. The Criminal Justice system should be spending more on technology to prevent the production and distribution of drugs in United States of America.
Drug trafficking produces a series of issues; violence, government corruption, and money laundering have led citizens to flee their homeland for a better source of security. Latin American drug cartels have impacted United States more than any other country in the world. If President Richard Nixon declared war on drugs 40 years ago, why haven’t these traffickers been stopped yet? Turkey and Iran are among some of the countries fighting drug war overseas. Turkish-Iran drug trafficking grew from 4.4 billion to 10.5 billion dollars in last 6 years.
Also, friends have the biggest effect on other teenagers if they drink or not. Even though friends can have a huge connection on underage drinking for many teenagers, the law needs to be stricter to teenagers about drinking alcohol because alcoholics can put other people in danger. Alcohol goes back for over one hundred years and is more power full than ever today. There are many different kinds of drinks that contain alcohol. The most common drinks are beer, whiskey, and hard liquors.
It would be a way to control the import an export of drugs. As well as deter the abuse of drugs. Futhermore, legalization of drugs will stop an enormous number of deaths and crimes. In addition , it will reduce the great amounts of money spent on enforcement and it will increase our country’s revenue. One of the issues with the drug war is the affects it plays on those addicted.
Economically, these treatments tend to be very cost effective which can lead to a financial burden to the criminal justice systems and tax payers. It is a known fact that alcohol is a substance that is mostly abused because it is legal, and readily available. When alcohol is coupled with other drugs, it can cause rigorous health conditions that can lead to death. According to Maisto, et al. (2011), individuals that abuse marijuana and o... ... middle of paper ... ...tressful situations at home or work and decided to take a drink to make them relax, but before they know it, they have developed another problem.
45% of Americans know someone that is a drug addict. Drug use threatens every socio-economic background, geographical area, and race. Drug abuse has become a social problem because it has started to cause criminal activity and violence. Specifically, it leads to gender violence, employment and education delays and problems, and creates drug cartels. Drug abuse can cause gender violence, depending on the drug.