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DRUG ESSAY Have you ever taken drug before? Do you know the dangers of drugs? Still by knowing the dangers, these teenagers seem to take drugs. Drugs are substances other than food that change the structure and function of the body and mind. People seem to take drugs to unwind or to loosen up (relax). Some just take it to feel its genuine effects. Some are just addicted to them and can't quit taking drugs. Some don't even know the drugs side effects and they still take them. Side effects are effects other than the one intended. Overdoses also occur when these people or teenagers take too much of a drug. Drug abuse and drug misuse can also be present if they use it the wrong way or if they take something illegal.

Experts claim that society teaches people that many illnesses and difficulties can be resolved by taking pills or other medications.

I truly agree with this statement because a lot of teenagers have problems with families and others and they want to overcome that, so they use what is called a drug. Some drugs are illegal and some are not. Prescription and "Over the counter" medicine aren't illegal and are used to cure or treat diseases and difficulties. Some just take the illegal drugs to unwind or to relax, but they don't know what harms it can cause to their body. Illegal drugs don't cure, they make more.

Advertising, media, music, and TV all cause teenagers to use drugs. Advertising motivates or induces them to use the drugs. They say it treats difficulties, but its all garbage. Advertisements on drugs are just another way to get people to use drugs. Media and music also cause them to use the drugs. You see all the rappers taking drugs in...