Essays Tagged: "Drug"

How Can We Tell What Is Good Or Bad?

f others. This society has found it acceptable for a football superstar to be found with an illegal drug to depart the judicial system with probation and again to play football. This is a true example ... n compared with other societies. For example, some European countries have legalized the use of milddrugs. These countries have attributed this toward less crime. Putting the question of right or wron ...

(2 pages) 102 1 3.7 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

"The Dangers Of Drugs And the Law and Their Importance" this was court ordered so its pollished up for the judge.

Over the experiences I have gone through, I had come across many new things including the likes of drugs. During the past I was like in a point in my life where I just didn't care and where I hated m ... e the consequences, I guess I blocked it all out. A lot of bad things had happened to me because of drugs; they just brought me down so low to the point of nothing. So through it all, a first hand rep ...

(3 pages) 99 0 3.5 Mar/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Built for Speed

Built for Speed?Methamphetamine has reclaimed a place in the lexicon of 'party' drugs. Hailed by nocturnal adventurers, condemned by raver idealists, is speed a sleepless dream or ... meant to have fun.Late night clubs, high speed music and 24-hour lifestyles brought the specter of drugs to the fold as a necessity for being able to attain more. Leaps away from the psychedelics of ... eing able to attain more. Leaps away from the psychedelics of the '60s, in the '80s these stimulant drugs became tools -- utilitarian devices to gain wealth, intelligence and prestige. Sleep became a ...

(18 pages) 307 1 4.5 Oct/1996

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

Current issues of debate about marijuana laws and interest in marijuana as medicine

ular use with the shorter term users with a mean of 10 years of regular use and the nonusers of the drug. As a result of the study it was clear that long term cannabis users performed significantly le ... altered brain function and impairment has been shown to manifest earlier. For regular users of the drug, the kinds of impairments observed in this study have the potential to impact academic achievem ...

(2 pages) 87 0 5.0 Mar/2003

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

Brave New World: A society of Addicts This essay compares and contrasts our societies views on drugs, to those of the society in Adolus Huxley's novel, Brave New World.

In Brave New World, there is only one drug left, Soma. Soma is distributed freely for the suppression of unpleasant emotions. Today's drug ... difference, because they have never truly felt any of them. They have been programmed to feel that drug use is acceptable, where our mainstream society feels that it is not.Soma does not have any app ... t.Soma does not have any apparent side-affects, but in really has the same worst side-affect as all drugs do: it makes you forget who you are, and you become someone else. This, along with the advent ...

(2 pages) 104 1 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Causes of teenagers' drug abuse

Nowadays, one can hardly open a newspaper without seeing on article on drug abuse among teenagers. Sadly as it is, this kind of social evil has driven more and more youngs ... m, lack of parents' attention and influence from bad friends.To begin with, teens often begin using drugs because of low-esteem. This is party a psychological matter since teens are especially sensiti ... red to act properly or have no idea how to "act their age". As a result many of them take refuge in drugs, thinking that this is a way to reduce tensions, to divert worries and above all to enhance pl ...

(2 pages) 81 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

The Addict

as peer-pressured into trying what was known then as 'smack', more commonly known now as 'off topic drug'. He didn't realise then, at that point in time, at that party, on that day, in that hour, that ... t matter to them. This was the situation as he walked the streets. The temptation to buy 'off topic drug' was irresistible and as always he found a dealer and, with the few dollars left in his bank ac ...

(3 pages) 77 2 4.6 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Anti-Marijuana Propaganda

of exposure to anti-marijuana propaganda. If you want to see my true thoughts on this issue, read "Drug Legalization in America - A Radical Stance."Marijuana is a drug, not a recreational pastime. Ma ... s often cut with such things as oregano, hay and even animal manure, but of course only people in a drug-induced haze would ingest manure in any form. Chemicals in cannabis are fat-soluble and, unlike ...

(2 pages) 48 0 3.9 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

IS DARE PROGRAMME WORTH THE AMOUNT SPENT ON IT

Excessive use of drugs have been rampant amongst youth for a long time. They start using drugs mainly because of peer ... y start using drugs mainly because of peer pressure and economic hardship, but majority of them use drugs because of peer pressure, and when they start using it it becomes almost impossible to stop as ... an addictive habit.The most effective way to stop these kids from ending up in the lethal hands of drugs is to discourage them from even trying to use it from the start. There have been a number of e ...

(2 pages) 37 1 3.7 Sep/2004

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

Adderall

tame as a vitamin, containing many nutrients that we need, to a pill such as Adderall or Ritalin, a drug that is often over prescribed and has a strong potential for abuse. Whenever a child is doing p ... hat a magic pill is the answer , when really all the child needs to get is a bit of tutoring. While drugs have many benefits, they can also have many drawbacks. Because Adderall's effect is so desirab ...

(2 pages) 44 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Alcohol as a moral and social problem

Worldwide, drugs have surrounded the presence of the many individuals in different societies for thousands of y ... for thousands of years. Throughout time, issues and concerns about the use, abuse and outcomes of a drug have continually been circulating discussions among practioners, the media and above all the ge ... practioners, the media and above all the general public. Considering the notion that the concern of drug use has been constant in our lives, the term of what actually constitutes something as a drug m ...

(3 pages) 41 0 0.0 Jun/2005

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

Does Pot Make You Dumb? by Travis Varner

There is much controversy concerning the use and abuse of illicit drugs such as marijuana. One of the main controversial issues surrounding this drug is whether or no ... ive and Behavioral Effects of marijuana", Studied the effects of, marijuana the say aster using the drug. Peter Fried, Barbara Watkinson, Deborah James, and Robert Gray, coauthors of "Current and Form ... uana. One possible reason for this difference was that Mathias tested for more acute effects of the drug where as Block, and Fried et al tested for more long term effects.CITE. However Chait, who also ...

(8 pages) 21 0 4.5 Aug/2005

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

Association of Drugs with Pleasure.

high school my friend formed a new group of people he associated with. This was not a problem until drugs entered the equation, and soon after he began to associate drug use with fun, and enjoyment wh ... is conditioning occurred because he was too ignorant to realize that it was his friends and not the drugs that provided the good times.This example is one of classical conditioning, because it involve ...

(1 pages) 10 0 4.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

CRACK AND THE BOX

Pete Hamil's "Crack and the Box", support his view on the result of both, television and drug abuse. "Television" is an electronic device that transmits images. "Drugs" chemicals that alter ... nic device that transmits images. "Drugs" chemicals that alter the mind or the body. Television and drug abuse have behavioral similarity effects that in this essay there will be some examples given. ... ts that in this essay there will be some examples given. Television is addictive as well as drugs. Television and drugs do not let the user think appropriately. Nothing in actuality matters to ...

(1 pages) 6 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The Difference between Drug Use and Drug Abuse

Explain the difference between drug use and drug abuse. Also, define dependence, tolerance, and withdrawal, and discuss how scienti ... awal, and discuss how scientists study abuse.Studies show that we find ourselves using some type of drug on a regular basis. These drugs may include caffeine, tobacco or even alcohol, and most people ... regular basis. These drugs may include caffeine, tobacco or even alcohol, and most people use these drugs in moderations as a result they experience no ill-effects.The problem with drug use for many i ...

(2 pages) 32 0 3.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Destruction Drugs Cause

d cocaine are being abused and the effects they cause the user.Thesis Statement: People start using drugs recreationally and by the time they realize it, they become addicts.I. Introduction There are ... onally and by the time they realize it, they become addicts.I. Introduction There are many types of drugs that are being abused by young adults and grown ups. Many start using drugs for recreational p ...

(1 pages) 5 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Acetaminophen

taminophen In the late 1800's it was discovered that papa-amino-phenol, could reduce fever, but the drug was too toxic to use. A less toxic extract called phenacetin was later found to be just as effe ... perties. In 1949, it was learned that phenacetin was metabolized into an active but also less toxic drug, acetaminophen. Since then, acetaminophen has been sold under many over the counter brand names ...

(2 pages) 5 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Brave New World: Argumentative Paragraph The people of Brave New

The people of Brave New World are not aware of the truth, because most of the time they are on the drug soma. At a young age they are conditioned to think what the society wants them to think, result ... t to live in complete contentment should be the absolute goal. There fore it can be argued that the drug soma serves a desirable purpose; it makes people happy. However, I feel that this form of "happ ...

(2 pages) 1576 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Business Research Project Paper

tigationThe DTCA has become a major force in the pharmaceutical world and affects all stakeholders: drug companies, physicians, and consumers who may need anything from arthritis medication to athleti ... s, and magazines. Currently, only the United States and New Zealand permit DTCA. The 1997, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) decision to relax advertising regulations paved the way in the USA (Richar ...

(4 pages) 86 0 5.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Marijuana Culture

rijuana legalization. Some believe that it will reduce capital productivity and increase use of the drug among both children and adults. But if one calculates the economic effect of legally regulating ... in a decade. By federally taxing marijuana, the government would significantly reduce the number of drug dealers on the streets, and deter young people from selling marijuana for personal profit. If m ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2013

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