Drug Testing in Schools
In today's society, drugs have been a very obvious problem. An answer can
be found if people stop complaining and start testing. One of the largest areas of
drug use is among teenagers and young adults. This can be the first place to take
effect for a drug free environment. A mandatory drug testing for all students would
be of great benefit.
Drugs are responsible for many of the problems facing today's youth. Drugs
such as marijuana and cocaine can become addictive and worse of all fatal. famous
people such as Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley, River Phoenix, and Kurt Cobain,
have all died from drug overdoses. None of which would have ever occurred if
they wouldn't have been using drugs in the first place. One would think that after
the deaths of many famous people, teenagers would see just how dangerous drugs
can be, but it doesn't seem to really matter.
However harmful drugs can be, the
teenagers will continue to do what they believe to be as cool. Mandatory drug
testing may prevent this use by the fear that the students might be caught using
drugs, only then does it become not quite as cool.
It seems that schools would be some of the best places to start mandatory
testing. This way, student's health can be monitored just as their education is. In
these days, instead of schools being seen as a basic learning facility, it can be a
prime place for drug selling and contributing. Many highschool students are too
young to really understand just how harmful these habits can become and that it has
got to stop one way or another. The most obvious resolution is mandatory drug
testing for all students. Not only will the drug testing prevent the use of...