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  • Battle Against Drugs The Article
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    LOSING BATTLE AGAINST DRUGS The article, Losing Battle Against Drugs, is true. I agree with the article that the regulation of drugs into America is impossible to manage. You can spend millions and billions of dollars to decrease the drug trafficking but drugs are going to find another way into the country. For most people that are into drugs such as selling them I can see why they would want too. Its obvious that it is against the law but if you can get away with it, you would have a lot of mon...
  • High Drug Use Establishments
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    Nightclubs' Role In Our Drug Problem Cultural beliefs, expectations, and ideals - how they contribute to drug use. Why they cause certain anti-drug efforts to fail The extermination of illegal drugs has always been one of our most important, worldwide issues. Ending the existence of drugs is one of the toughest and most complicated goals we face. Despite our constant battle against them, illegal substances continue to exist and thrive in our culture. With all the effort we put into the war again...
  • Specific Drug A Buyer
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    Did you know that nine out of every ten adults say that teachers should inform students about drugs in school? Drug addiction is becoming a major problem amongst teenagers. Many people don't even realize that they use drugs. Alcohol is a drug. It is the most popular drug in America. People also don't realize that alcohol is addictive until it's too late. Alcohol is also very dangerous. On September 13, 2000, I witnessed a crash by my house. A guy skidded across the road and ended up on my neighb...
  • First Drugs
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    substance Abuse Substance abuse is just one of the problems facing the United States today. Even though it seems like a big problem, it actually first started in the 1800's when the first drugs were smuggled. This only began the never ending path of illegal drugs flowing through the U.S. In the 1950's, a therapeutic drug was introduced called Phencyclidine (PCP), later nicknamed angle dust. Doctors soon found that the drug caused hallucinogenic side effects. It was then pulled. The drug soon rea...
  • Prescription Drugs Prices
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    Getting Out of Reach Prescription drug prices are rising much faster than the rate of general consumer inflation. The most heavily affected are those who can least afford it, like older Americans living on fixed incomes, and the working poor with inadequate or no health insurance. The rise in drug prices is causing the public to ask why. The reasons include the immense research costs, consumer advertising and the growth of managed care. The continue rise in prescription drugs costs has touched o...
  • Young People To Drugs
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    The repetitive deaths of drug users has became, nowadays, an everyday phenomenon, that most us has got used it. The numbers of the victims more and more increase rapidly in such a degree that makes us shudder. Prospectively, there was an alarming increase in drug abuse at our college. Many students take cocaine, heroine, LSD, hash, crack, and other drugs; all these illegal substances provoke undeniably addiction. The reasons that led to that accrual are various. Firstly, the alienated interperso...
  • Drug War In America
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    Drug War or Hypocritical Policies As of April 21, 2005, the U. S has spent $6,193,703,704 Federal dollars and $9,507,335,186 State dollars 1 on the "Drug War" in America. Has all of this money gone to waste or are we fighting the inevitable. I say the inevitable. We as Americans don't want the governments side of EVERYTHING we have a say in what goes on in this country, don't we? If this is so why then is this occurring:" In 2000 it was discovered that the White House Office of National Drug Con...
  • People Use Drugs
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    Drugs: How Dangerous Is It? Drugs have infiltrated our cities, our towns and our lives. Though a small percentage of people use drugs, they do attempt to spread their plague among others. But, how dangerous are these mind suppressors? Do they kill like the statistics show, or is it a coverup to stop people from having a good time? Even in Franklin County, there are drugs. How bad is the problem? It is worse then most people think, but what can we do about it? Can we do anything about it? Marijua...
  • Used Drug
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    Brave New World: Draft Huxley's: Brave New World takes into consideration so much of what really goes on in the world now. From the separation of the sexes to the, still in progress, cloning of the new millennium. Today regardless of all the women's rights acts and laws against discrimination due to race or sex, women still seem inferior in some ways. There are still housewives, while not as many as there were say fifty years ago, as well as women still found stuck in the kitchen cooking dinner ...
  • Drug Use In America
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    Would one want to have pale skin, bags underneath their eyes, be poor in their academics, and forget about having fun I think the most common answer to this question among kids would be "Of course not". Well if you don't want to be found with these "attractive" features... I would suggest KEEPING OFF OF DRUGS! Personally, I think that drugs are the number 1 issue right now here in the United States concerning parents with teens besides driving. Out of all the teenagers in the U.S. about 67% have...
  • Drug Use
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    Only Those With No Hope Take Drugs Beatle John Lennon once said 'Only those with no hope take drugs. ' ButI believe the statement is partly true, because not only those with no hope take drugs but more and more young generations begin using drugs. Moreover, others may use drugs out of curiosity, for a thrill, or to rebel. Regardless of why drug use begins, many people continue the practice because they become dependent on the drug. In recent years, the age of users of drugs has descended dramati...
  • Unstable Drugs
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    The word drug is defined as any substance other than food that can affect the way your mind and body work. There are hundreds of different drugs, each with its particular effect on the bodys nervous system. For instance, narcotics are a series of drugs that affect the mind, causing mental changes. The United States Government will not allow new drugs to be prescribed by a doctor or sold by a pharmacist until the drug has been thoroughly tested and proven to be medically safe. These tests take as...
  • Drug Abuse
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    This day and age brings along so much pain and agony that people of all ages are expected to deal with. And in the fast paced life that is lived, the time necessary to emotionally deal with these things is almost impossible to gain, not to mention the high costs of receiving medical and psychological treatment. Thus, an escape from these situations is ideal and is looked for by many. Turning to drugs such as alcohol and marijuana along with numerous of other more potent drugs is common among peo...
  • Every Drug User In The Country
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    When and where will the senseless persecutions of America's Marijuana users end These Marijuana smokers are typically middle class males, between the ages of 17 and 39, and one in three have no prior felony charges on their records. (HRW World Report) However, each year, hundreds of thousands of them are arrested and thrown into jail, alongside murderers, rapists, and child molesters. The "Marihuana Tax Act" was passed in August 1937, and took effect on October 1, an incident which would forever...
  • War On Drugs
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    Sarah UrbanekMay 6, 2000 Perhaps Americans take what they have for granted and forget that there are other countries with problems. Why does America care about what is happening in other countries like Columbia, when they have their own problems with drugs? The Untied States of America has a rather large drug trafficking problem but compared to Columbia it is fairly small. To help Columbia solve their problem the U.S. senate has decided to send troops over there and take control. This new involv...
  • Drugs Lead To Crime By Young People
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    The most significant problem facing young people in the inner city today is one problem but many problems put together. The use of drugs and the crime that occurs all intertwine and form one big problem. Also the lack of education doesn t help the young people either. Drugs are part of the problem that young people in the inner city face everyday. But drugs are only a small part of the problem. Drugs are only a small part because drugs open everything up for the young people today like crime and...
  • Health Care System
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    In a recent article, an M NBC 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 shouldnt have to pay for. In some aspects, this is selfish of the government. By ...
  • Use Drugs
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    In my belief Drug use should be allowed, the one thing that shouldn't be allowed is Drug Abuse. Many aspects of the government's campaigns to help people avoid trouble with drugs center on fear, like this is your brains on drugs campaign. People should be treated with knowledge not fear. This has led the public to believe many myths about drug use. Like "smoking Cannabis leads to Heroin addiction", and "everybody at raves uses Ecstasy" those are few of many other misconceptions. I believe people...
  • Snake Down The Mountain
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    In the article 'Words to Grow On", Iron Eyes Cody tells a passionate story, by using symbolism, to tell everyone how bad things can happen to you when you use drugs. The story is about how a dangerous rattlesnake with beautiful markings persuades a young Indian youth to take him down the steep mountain. The snakes says that he will die in the snow because it's too cold for him to survive on his own. At first the young lad doesn't believe him and says he has been forewarned about such things and ...
  • Smart People On Drugs
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    Smart people on drugs are bad. It makes them stupid. It turns them into potheads and screws there life's up. I do not know why people do this, maybe because it makes them feel good, but after the high is over, they get back down to where they used to be. It just makes them feel good for a few hours. It also makes them do stupid things. People on drugs end up getting into accidents and kill other people. How would you feel having to live your life knowing that you had killed someone and seriously...

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