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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

"Junk is a way of life" is very true if you really think about it. Before I was introduced to any of Burroughs writings, I always had no pity for drug addicts. Honestly, I thought they were pathetic and they did it to themselves so they should suffer the consequences. I now realize that in the beginning, people do have the choice. That much is their fault. But once they are addicted, they can no longer control themselves. "Junk is a way of life" simply means that once you become a

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

-Social Problem: Teen Suicide -Social Problem- Any problem that may cause pain and may affect a person’s life. à Teen Suicide- Intentional and self-inflicted death. à Related to substance abuse (drugs/alcohol) - This is a Social Problem because: - Teens (people) feel something is wrong with their lives, so they begin to abuse drugs/alcohol to get their mind off their problem. This makes people upset with their lives and think that committing suicide is the “easy way out

This is only the first few lines of this paper. If you would like to view the entire paper you need to register here. Club Drugs The past decade has seen an increase in drug use by teens and young adults who are a part of the nightclub, rave, or trance scene. Ecstasy, GHB, Ketamine, and Rohypnol are among the most popular drugs available and have stirred up much controversy. Raves

This is only the first few lines of this paper. If you would like to view the entire paper you need to register here. Drugs work by changing chemicals in your brain that control your mood. Most drugs boost or imitate the behavior of chemicals (like adrenaline, dopamine and serotonin) which regulate our mood, well being and energy levels. These chemical messengers are part of what makes us feel happy. The reason p

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