• Computer Addiction Effects Computers Time
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    March 2, 2000 There once was a time when the only computers known to the average person were those the military possessed. Eventually, large corporations found many different uses for computers in the business world, and today, computers are as common in numerous households around the globe. People from all age groups are learning to operate computers and anyone who has worked with computers for long periods of time knows that computers can be just as addicting as smoking. Computer addiction can...
  • War On Drugs Legalization Of Drug
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    The war on drugs is not a war that can be fought on the beaches of Normandy or in the jungles of Vietnam. It is a war fought in the backyards of all Americans, every day. This is a war that cannot be won with the aid of nuclear weapons or the help of any other forms of artillery. The number of casualties, however, will be determined by whether or not the legalization of drugs occurs. Many will suffer the same outcome as a soldier killed in battle if drugs become legal. If marijuana and other dru...
  • Drug Legalization Drugs Increase Aids
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    Based on the experience and knowledge I have toward drugs, drug use, and the effects of, I have concluded that legalizing non-medicinal drugs would be be wrong. The capability these days to aquire drugs are very high. It's now possible to mail order drugs, get them in parties, cities, rural areas, malls, street sidewalks, anywhere, really. Therefore why should you need them to become legal. For several decades drugs have been one of the major problems of society. There have been escalating cost...
  • Alcohol Treatment Abused Drug
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    Numerous treatment methods are constantly being discovered and developed to help start alcohol and drug abusers down the path of sobriety. There are many different methods available to help addicts who need help or to help addicts who want help. Our system is diverting from a punishing approach to a treatment approach. This paper will examine the most popular inpatient and outpatient options available throughout the nation. The types of addicts who normally file into these types of settings will...
  • Legalize Hard Drugs Addicts Money Crime
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    Believe If the state and federal government legalized hard drugs it would save a lot of money spend on the war on drugs. The government would tax it, like they do alcohol and tobacco. The money they would save could be put into creating better rehab programs. I feel that those addicted would then have no reason to avoid treatment. We could offer real help to addicts rather than prison. If hard drugs were legal they would be controlled and pure, and have to pass FDA standards. Selling drugs is a...
  • Against Drugs Legalization Of Drug
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    Drugs should not be legalized because there would be an increase in drug abuse due to its availability. Legalized drugs would become cheaper and more appealing to people who previously had not tried drugs. Addicts who tend to stop, not by choice, would not stop because drugs would be more accessible if legalized. The result of drug abuse is thousands of addicts in denial. The good news is that the United States had 286 million dollars and 81, 762 drug seizures due to drugs alone, but the bad new...
  • Trainspotting Mark Renton
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    1) Looking at the main character, Mark Renton, describe how his life follows the primrose path. Drugs are so dangerous, they not only destroy the lives of the addicts but also the lives of the addicts families and loved ones. It affects more than the one person doing the drugs. 2) If Mark Renton's friends had not re-entered his life while he was starting over in London, would his life have been any different? I personal think his life would have been different. He was trying to start a new life ...
  • United States Drugs Drug Government
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    Drug use has risen sharply in the United States in the past 40 years, with an estimated 23. 6 million teenagers using illegal drugs within the past year. Preventing drug use has been a major issue in the area of politics, schools, or within families. Drug abuse occurs whenever the use of a drug causes physical or mental harm to the user. So far, society has been abusing drugs since the later nineteenth century, a time when the sale, purchase, possession, and use of drugs was not regulated. Dang...
  • Public Health Methadone Treatment Drug
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    The Government Should Get Involved With The Cure To Opiate Addiction Through The Use Of The Methadone Program In Order To Reduce Crime, Death, Disease, And Drug Use. Methadone, a long-acting synthetic narcotic analgesic, was first used in the maintenance treatment of drug addiction in the mid-1960 s by Drs. Vincent Dole and Marie Nyswander of Rockefeller University. There are now 115, 000 methadone maintenance patients in the United States, 40, 000 of whom are in New York State and about half th...
  • Debate On Drugs Pushers Drug Problem
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    The debate over drugs continues to disturb the American public. Many Americans take at face value the assumptions that drugs cause addiction, which leads to crime, and that addiction is an illness. Yet abundant evidence exits to support the view that legalizing illegal drugs can help solve the drug problem in America. Hi, my name is Evan Dana. Today I am going to discuss why legalizing illegal drugs can help this appalling problem that we face today in U. S. society. Let's begin by accepting a ...
  • Drugs Legalizing Drug
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    For several decades drugs have been one of the major problems of society. Not only has the drug problem increased but also drug related problems are on the rise. Some people are born addicts, while others become users. The result of drug abuse is thousands of addicts in denial. One controversial solution to the drug problem is the proposal of legalizing drugs. Although people feel that legalizing drugs would lessen crime, drugs should remain illegal in the U. S because there would be an increas...
  • War On Drug Drugs Addicts Dershowitz
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    2-9-98 The Case For Not Medicalizing Americas War on Drugs was initiated by President Nixon in 1968, a time of extreme political and social unrest. The mission of the war was to enforce the countrys drug laws and educate citizens on the dangers of drug use. Needless to say, there has been no victory in the War on Drugs; illegal drug activities are just as popular as twenty or thirty years ago despite the millions of dollars and the efforts of our citizens, police, and educators. While drug deale...
  • A Heroin Epidemic Addicts Pakistan Drug
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    Adding to Pakistan's Misery, a Heroin EpidemicRaees Khan sleeps most nights on a pillow of dust. His home is a median strip along the busy Liaquadabad Road, across from a mosque. A little before dawn a loudspeaker announces the first call to prayer, a reminder to the holy that before Allah all men are naught. This noisy summons fails to awaken Mr. Khan. Though a Muslim, he does not pray five times a day. Other rituals command him: emptying a tiny bag of heroin into a plastic bottle cap, adding ...
  • Narcotics Heroin People Opium
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    Narcotics Narcotics are drugs that excite the nervous system. Most narcotics are made from the opium poppy, (Palaver Somniferum) which is found mainly in Asia. Narcotics were the first drugs used as medicines. They can relieve physical and emotional pain, and for this reason, they made very good medicines. The problem with narcotics is that they are highly addictive, and they make people develop tolerance. There are many different narcotics, the most common being heroin. Heroin effects the body...
  • Heroin Addict Addicts Pakistan Drug
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    Adding to Pakistan's Misery, a Heroin EpidemicRaees Khan sleeps most nights on a pillow of dust. His home is a median strip along the busy Liaquadabad Road, across from a mosque. A little before dawn a loudspeaker announces the first call to prayer, a reminder to the holy that before Allah all men are naught. This noisy summons fails to awaken Mr. Khan. Though a Muslim, he does not pray five times a day. Other rituals command him: emptying a tiny bag of heroin into a plastic bottle cap, adding ...
  • Addiction Lenny Johnson Video Game
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    There are Addiction Lenny Johnson There are many different types of addiction. When thinking about it, the first thing to pop into most people s minds is some sort of drug. The truth be told, addiction can invade just about any area of one s life. Take video games for example; for children, video games are a popular way to pass time, and on the surface, seem harmless. It is not unusual for a child to come home after school and play video games for a few hours or more a night. But, parents and lo...
  • Addicts On June 14
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    On June 14, ABC news reported that an "internet-crazed' Cincinnati woman was arrested for neglecting her three young children. The woman reportedly spent 12 hours straight online, while her hungry kids were locked away in one room so she could be online without interruption. The three kids were placed in county custody while the mother was tossed in jail. The Internet is rapidly becoming an addictive source to a lot of its users. Users of the Internet include students, housewives, and business p...