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  • The Negative Effects Of Drugs, Drugs And Drugs

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    Drugs have been around for a long time and as the years have gone by some have been more popular than others. From the beginning of time natural substances were used by humankind in order to cure sickness, to relieve pain, sexual pleasure, and for recreational use. A number of drugs have gone from being completely legal to only being available with a prescription from a licensed medical practitioner. On the other hand, there are several which one cannot acquire even with a prescription as they

  • Drugs And Drug Legalization

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    you ever wondered how life would be if drugs were to be legalized? Would criminal activity decrease or increase? Many people have thought about this and some even believe that if drugs were to be legalized crime and drug usage would suddenly decrease. I think that the exact opposite would happen if drugs were to be legalized. These people also claim that drugs can help with some diseases. Although this may be true, I believe that the negative effects that drugs would bring into our society would definitely

  • Drugs And Drug Abuse

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    to, among other reasons, drug abuse, fits in well to the argument of my essay. Drug abuse, is as rightly pointed out by Poe, the indulgence in stimulants. To be clearer, drugs serve the basic purpose of being medicinal, that is when taken in appropriate doses and illness- specific drugs. The use of drugs becomes abuse when it is used for reasons such as recreation or simply put for non-medical or inappropriate purposes. Addiction is defined as a compulsive use of a drug in spite of negative consequences

  • Drugs And Drug Policy

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    Illegal drugs are known to have bad effects on human body. The people taking drugs can get addicted to them. They cannot stop taking drugs, or some symptoms will happen and make them uncomfortable. If they continue taking drugs instead of giving up, their body immunities can be destroyed, and that makes people easier to get sick or even die. Not only the damage on health, drugs addiction can also lead to some crimes, which has terrible influence on the families, communities or countries. Every country

  • Drugs

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    of selling drugs should be required to be listed in a drug offender database because it is the person’s business if they are selling drugs or not. I also think that they should not be put on a drug offender database is because if they have no other way to get money to support their family (maybe because they messed up their chances on getting a job) they could sell their drugs to get money to support their family. On the other hand, I think people who have been convicted of selling drugs should be

  • drugs

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    Throughout history, America has been fighting against drug and alcohol abuse in teens and adults. Many ways companies and anti drug groups try to prevent drug and alcohol abuse is through education in school systems and out of school systems. They teach young students about drugs and alcohol before they risk being around them, and they teach older students about drugs while they are around in their daily lives. Are these education programs really necessary? That’s the question many people ask, and

  • Drugs

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    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

  • Drugs

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    Drugs Which race has uses drugs most often? African America Which race has the second highest percent for drug use? Whites What gender uses drugs most often? Males Is the percentage of people who use illicit drugs higher for married or unmarried people? Unmarried DRUG AND THE STATES What state has the worst drug problem? California Over the last three years has the drug use for kids grade 6-12 increased or decreased? Decreased In grades 6-12 what was the illegal substance used most over

  • drugs

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    According to the medical examiner, the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman was due to the severe overdose of mixture of drugs, including heroin, cocaine, amphetamines and benzodiazepines. The coroner’s office said that the death appeared to be an accidental death. One side effects of heroin is “difficulty in concentrating” (“heroin”, 2013). The user will be unable to gain focus in the things he do. One side effects of cocaine is “aggressive behavior” (“cocaine”, 2013). The user will commit unprovoked

  • Drugs

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    Drugs An issue of personal, local, and national concern that I would like to focus in this essay is drugs. There are many reasons why I find drugs to be an issue of great importance to me. First, drugs is a personal issue to me. For most of my life, I have been living in places where drugs have surrounded me. For the past ten years, I have been living in the Duncan Projects in Jersey City, where the temptation of selling, buying, or even using drugs seems to be growing every day. Every day