Essays Tagged: "Controlled Substances Act"

Medical marijuana

stified against the Act, arguing that it would ultimately prevent anymedicinal use of marijuana.The Controlled Substances Act of 1970 established five categories, or'schedules,' into which all illicit ... or use under medicalsupervision. This definition is simply not accurate. However, at the timeof the Controlled Substances Act, marijuana had been illegal for more than 30years. Its medicinal uses had ...

(6 pages) 198 0 4.4 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Argues for the decriminalization of medicinal marijuana.

her than to use dronabinol certainly demonstrates how ineffective this pill is to them.In 1970, the Controlled Substances Act was passed. This act places all illicit and prescription drugs into five " ... of Public Safety to ensure that they are safe from prosecution. This way the substance is still verycontrolled and only legally safe to use for those who have registered their usage. With the success ...

(9 pages) 141 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

MDMA: Looking Past the Fear. Argues for the legal use of MDMA in a therapeutic setting. History of drug included.

n admitted to emergency rooms for MDMA-related events. These patients have injested the drug in a uncontrolled setting, where they may have consumed many drugs, such as GHB or LSD, along with what the ...

(7 pages) 49 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Why Marijuana should be legalized and also why it shouldn't be.

been used by physicians for years. It was banned in 1937, under the Marijuana Tax Act of 1937. The Controlled Substances Act of 1970 placed marijuana in the most restrictive category of Schedule I, n ...

(5 pages) 154 0 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Federal Assisted Suicide Law, Euthanasia.

t a suicide could cost a physician the federal DEA registration authorizing him or her to prescribe controlled substances. But on June 5, U.S. attorney general Janet Reno reversed the DEA policy, ruli ... of the Senate, introduced a Senate version (S. 2151) four days later. Both bills would clarify the Controlled Substances Act by stating that a medical practitioner who misuses controlled substances t ...

(2 pages) 57 0 4.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

The pro and con of legalizing marrijuana

d the Act, testifying that prohibition would ultimately prevent the medicinal uses of marijuana.The Controlled Substances Act of 1970 placed all illicit and prescription drugs into five "schedules" (c ... dical supervision.This definition simply does not apply to marijuana. Of course, at the time of the Controlled Substances Act, marijuana had been prohibited for more than three decades. Its medicinal ...

(6 pages) 153 1 4.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

This essay is about the effects of drugs and it talks about what each does. It gives facts concerning drugs also.

nd in ergot, a fungus that grows on rye and other grains. LSD is classified under Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act, which includes drugs with no medical use, and/or a very high potential fo ...

(5 pages) 118 1 3.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Tobacco Advertising

otects health and safety, has particularly disqualified the cigarette Consumer Products Safety Act, Controlled Substances Act, Federal Hazardous Substances Act. Why? For the reason that the tobacco in ...

(7 pages) 229 0 3.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Illegal Drug Market - Explains the chemistry,effects, history, and uses of drugs like halocinogens, amphetamines, etc.

er World War II as they experienced the first known epidemic of methamphetamine abuse. In 1970, the Controlled Substances Act regulated the production of methamphetamine.Methamphetamine is an addictiv ...

(8 pages) 145 1 3.9 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Flirting With Disaster: The OxyContin Epidemic In The U.S.

a Schedule II narcotic used for pain relief in cancer patients and chronic pain sufferers (1). The Controlled Substances Act of 1970 was implemented by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to ca ...

(9 pages) 95 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Should cannabis be legalised?

rug Abuse and Control Act reviewed the nation's drug regulations. Title II of the law, known as the Controlled Substances Act, determines which drugs should be controlled, ways of reducing the availab ... educing the availability of controlled drugs, and penalties for illegal supplying and possession of controlled drugs.Since cannabis has been used for so long, it obviously has benefits. When cannabis ...

(4 pages) 60 2 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Issue paper based on article regarding Congress' stance on assisted suicide.

ght now, the issue is not assisted suicide itself but whether or not Congress should now revise the Controlled Substances act to "make clear that federally-regulated drugs may not be used to facilitat ... ress to revise the law. The Supreme Court's decision was based on one legal question: "did the 1970 Controlled Substances Act give the attorney general the power to decide that assisting suicide had n ...

(3 pages) 22 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Medical Marijuana

lated and taxed by the government. Both businesses and the government could profit from what is now controlled by the black market. Lastly, business research and the discovery of more marijuana altern ... igh levels of usage in the 1960s and 1970s caused concern and, in part, led to its inclusion in the Controlled Substances Act of 1970 . This act placed drugs into different categories or schedules. Ma ...

(23 pages) 204 0 5.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Methods of Drug Abuse Prevention

Drug abuse is the use or possession of controlled substances, or illegal drugs like cocaine, marijuana, or methamphetamines. It is also the ... federal Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act of 1970, commonly known as the CSA, or "Controlled Substances Act" (Nature and Effectiveness of Drug Laws). There is also Title 21, Chapter ... Laws).The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) was created in 1973. Its mission is to enforce the controlled substances laws and regulations of the United States and bring to the criminal and civil ...

(10 pages) 199 0 3.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Marijuana

ana Tax Act of 1937 almost completely faded the use of marijuana for medical purposes. In 1970, the Controlled Substances Act was revised, classifying marijuana as a Schedule I drug, so it was no long ...

(3 pages) 24 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Medical Marijuana

t ruled unanimously on Monday, May 14,2001.Facts: Oakland Cannabis Buyers' Cooperative violated the Controlled Substances Act in distributing marijuana. The District Court found the accused guilty. Af ... e Supreme Court held up the decision of the District Court. Marijuana is classified as a schedule I controlled substance, which says there is only one exception to the Act""government approved researc ...

(1 pages) 333 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Meth

problem in Japan after World War II as they had the first known epidemic of meth abuse. In 1970 the Controlled Substances Act controlled the production of meth. Much of the meth now available is made ...

(6 pages) 35 0 3.0 May/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Illegal Drugs in High School Sports

ther performance enhancing drugs. In addition, the prescribing of anabolic steroids is also legally controlled. The Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FEDCA) were amended in conjunction with the An ... ic Steroids Control Act was passed in 1990, which made anabolic steroids a Schedule III drug of the Controlled Substances Act under the auspices of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), which con ...

(11 pages) 1327 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports