is America’s most popular and prominent drug. The sale and distribution has been legal since its early development. However, along with the social gratification of alcohol comes many dangerous effects and consequences. In contrast, marijuana, which has less severe and damaging effects and many medicinally beneficial qualities, has been outlawed by the American government. Although the utilization of both substances may lead to very detrimental side effects, it is unjustifiable to sanction the legalization
these case are known as secondhand smoke. Children are often the unfortunate victim of secondhand smoke and could grow with asthma, breathing issue, or even cancer due to someone else behavior. What about pregnant women who smoke? During the embryo and fetus stage of pregnancy, the child is susceptible to exposure that can influence their growth and behavior after birth.
The emotional effects after a family member finds that another one in the family has been doing drugs can be very disastrous. Children who grow up around drug abusers more than likely tend to use than their counterparts. 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
unwanted effects; this discussion examines the causes of generalized gingival overgrowth and subsequently evaluating on the methods of management for this problem. Gingival overgrowth can be due to drug-induced 5-10, systemic disease 11, 12 or conditions 2, 13, genetic 14-18, idiopathic origin18 and neoplastic enlargement. 19-21 Drug Induced Literature has established that drug-induced gingival overgrowth is a major etiology.10 Many patients are under medications that have adverse effects on the oral
perforation, in which two to three percent of all abortion patients suffer from, though most go undiagnosed. Damage to the uterus can lead to different problems later in life with pregnancies that can cause fetal malformation, prenatal death, and excessive bleeding during labor ("Abortion"). The risk of cervical damage during abortions is greater for teenagers and for women have second trimester abortions ("Abortion"). If the patient has chlamydia at the time of the abortion, 23% of those patients develop
misused, the effects can be limitless and extremely damaging to a person’s life. It can stem out into areas not only that become harmful to one’s health, but family dynamics, as well as social, professional and legal aspects. The health effects of alcohol are many, including but not limited to, change in brain structure and functions, damage to the heart, liver, pancreas, possible cancers of the mouth, esophagus, pharynx, larynx, liver an... ... middle of paper ... ...s also, another effect of alcohol
Discussion of Legalization of Drugs In modern society, nowadays, there is a large debate on whether the drugs should be legalized. Under this topic, each of us has a different value, so we may not come up with the same position, but people probably just consider the word ‘legalize’ and ignore the source of this debate. What are drugs? Why is it illicit to use drugs? First of all, what do drugs exactly mean to people? This is fundamental to understand their potential abuse. A psychoactive
reefer, or chronic. There are more than 200 slang terms for marijuana. HISTORY: Cannabis was acknowledged as early as 2,700 BC in Chinese manuscripts. Marijuana has been used as a medicine throughout the world since the beginning of written history. During this time, companies such as Lilly, Parke Daivis, Tildens, Squibb, and other major drug manufacturers, have made everything from sleeping elixirs, to stomach medicine from marijuana. These drugs were even knowingly prescribed for children.
in Declaring Some Drugs Illegal? There are all kinds of drugs. Whether or not the drug is illegal or not depends on what drug we’re talking about. It is important to look at both the bad effects and long-term effects, such as addiction, when determining legality. Certain drugs, such as prescription drugs like Ritalin, are illegal to the people who abuse them. They are designed for people who need the drug and can be dangerous if taken without seeing a doctor first. Other drugs, such as marijuana
one not? Many people fear that marijuana is a gateway drug, however why is marijuana considered one and not alcohol? Both do have intoxicating effects and would leave the same taste in one's mouth to try other methods of intoxication. Another reason is the fear of drugs in most people's minds. Many people feel that if any drug were legalized people would run around like lunatics and chaos would ultimately ensue. However, alcohol is a drug, and if this assumption were true, then why are people