Drugs

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Goals - In order to solve the problem of drugs in this country, supporters want to inplement programs by stepping up enforcement of already existing drug laws and enforcing new ones. The war on drugs, should eventually become a responsibility shared by the federal, state, and local governments, along with every citizen of this country. This approach wants to eradicate drugs completely from the United States. Strategies - The first thing that should be done using this approach, is to strengthe

Making Canada a better place So I was surfing the net yesterday and came across some interesting information concerning drug related deaths. It stated that the death toll for the year 1998 was as high as 155 people, and that was counted in Toronto alone (http://www.canada.com). This included overdoses, car crashes that were caused by being under the influence of illegal substances, also many injuries and deaths that came by dealing. Many people including young kids were arrested and put into

By pure mischance a high school student named Vargas happens to walk by smokers corner on his way home. Unlucky for him, his friend Johnny Bluejean is one the corner smoking a blunt. Johnny stops Vargas and offers him a smoke. Vargas tempted with all Johnny’s endorsements, and peer pressure collapses and takes the blunt. 20 years later Vargas is in the hospital breathing off a respirator. This all occurred because of one unlucky “YES” ruined Vargas’ life. This scenario transpi

In a recent article, an MNBC correspondent brought up the issue of high prices on prescription drugs. Many of these drugs are special vitamins, as well as supplements that certain peoples bodies lack and need and are forced to buy. This poses a financial problem. If this were to happen in both Canada and the United States, many families in both countries would suffer severely for this medical reason, a reason they shouldn’t have to pay for. In some aspects, this is selfish of the g

Today's society is contradictory. Society says that things like drugs, violence, and wealth are bad yet it promotes them anyway. It claims to do or believe in certain things, while it is doing the opposite. In the song "God Part II" by U2, society's hypocrisy is displayed. U2 expresses their opinions on what society says, and what it actually does when it comes to violence, wealth, and drugs. The society of today is against violence, yet everyday people are murdered. A lyric from the son

September 21, 1998 Go Ask Alice The character "Alice" is a strong person. Throughout the book, she had a sense of maturity, that later enabled her to take back control of her life. She dealt with her problems and got herself cleaned from the influence of drugs. She also had to be strong to call her parents when she had run away. She faced her drug problem right in the face, by saying "No" when people asked her to do drugs. She was able to stop using drugs and become clean. You have to h

My Role As an American Citizen My role as an American Citizen is very important to me. I have many thing that I would like to do to become an American Citizen. The thing that I would most like to do to become an American Citizen is to help people help kids out so that they can learn a lot about the life that is among them. Next I would like to talk to you about helping people to stay off of DRUGS and not to become an alcoholic. Then last I would like to talk to you about helping out old peo

Drug Testing in School There is a great deal of controversy in school systems today on the issue of drug testing. Drug testing would help our schools to be clean from drugs and the drug users. Many people who use drugs do not care about their work or other students. Therefore if the students who use drugs get tested for drugs and get a positive test back they should be kicked out of school. By these drug users being expelled from school the consequences for the rest of the student bod

Summary of the Plot: The novel, Go Ask Alice, is basically about a 15-year old girl who subjects herself to drugs. At first she is in love with Roger and comes from a loving home, but is also very curious about drugs. She ends up running away, which didn't last, comes home just in time for Christmas, clean of drugs, starts up again and runs away. After all that she goes through, she loses her grandparents in the time period of two months, and ends up in a mental institution. After sh

Swinsick 1 DRUG ABUSE The term drug abuse is most often referred to as the use of a drug that causes physical or mental harm to the user or impairs the bodies functions (Drug Abuse 279). The information in this paper will help inform the reader on the sale, effects, and types of illegal drugs. Drugs, crime, and children play a huge part on today s society. The drug enforcement is getting longer, so the drug dealers and gang members are not willing to do their own dirty work. A