Essays Tagged: "Drug Enforcement Administration"

The Legalization of Marijuana

The legalization of marijuana as a prescription drug should be allowed. Medical research shows that marijuana has therapeutic value in patients with ... nts with neurological disorders.Many researchers and administrations of the government, such as the Drug Enforcement Administration(D.E.A.) feel that legalizing marijuana is an unnecessary approach in ... ents. Many of them feel that not only those people with the diseases and the disorders will use the drug, but other people will want to use it for everyday problems. First, a doctor must prescribe the ...

(2 pages) 125 0 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Drug Prohibition

too bad, it's kind of a quickie. Teacher agreed with it, and it's for legalization. I was impressed.Drug ProhibitionThere are no panaceas for the world's drug problems, but legalizing drugs, un-clog t ... ut it would alleviate many of the nation's social and political problems. Legalization would reduce drug-related crime, save the U.S. billions of dollars In 1984, a kilogram of cocaine worth $4 ...

(3 pages) 94 0 4.8 Jan/1996

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

The Advantages of being legal

, and canvas. Another goodreason to legalize marijuana is that hundreds of thousands of non-violent drug offendersare overpopulating prisons, costing taxpayers millions of dollars. Legalization would ... e war effort,but then in 1955 prohibitionists had reasserted a total ban on production. Now the DEA,Drug Enforcement Administration, remains firmly opposed to any notion of revising thefederal laws to ...

(4 pages) 95 0 4.5 Apr/1997

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

Crack Cocaine - usage symptoms, general information

ram. One gram of pure powder cocaine will convert to approximately 0.89 grams of crack cocaine. The Drug Enforcement Administration estimates that crack rocks are between 75 and 90 percent pure cocain ... ess chemically altered using the dangerous freebasing technique. Late summer of 1985, New York City drug dealers put an end to the need for freebasing powder cocaine. These same drug entrepreneurs wou ...

(3 pages) 150 2 4.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Argues for the decriminalization of medicinal marijuana.

ng in inability to pay for insurance or their bills. They would also get the reputation of being a "druggie," making doctors reluctant to prescribe pain medication to them, even if they desperately ne ... s, but for many patients is the best treatment for some ailments (MPP). In fact, Francis Young, the Drug Enforcement Administration's chief administrative law judge stated, "Marijuana, in its natural ...

(9 pages) 141 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Drug Legalization - Social and Economic Issues The social and economic effects drug legalization would have on Society.

DRUG LEGALIZATION - SOCIAL & ECONOMIC ISSUESThe debate over whether it is in society's best inte ... c Costs and Benefits.Before proceeding to a discussion of the social and economic impact legalizing drugs may have, it is important to define for the purposes of this paper the difference between soci ... e direct impact is the economic impact to private business enterprises.Social Costs.Legalization of drugs would have serious consequences on society. A percentage of drug users would be employed in cr ...

(9 pages) 532 1 3.9 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Federal Assisted Suicide Law, Euthanasia.

A debate has begun on the application of federal drug laws to assisted suicide -- a debate which may result in a new federal law to counter Oregon's ... ult in a new federal law to counter Oregon's experiment in doctor-assisted death. Last November the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) concluded that assisting a suicide is not a "legitimate medica ... d that assisting a suicide is not a "legitimate medical purpose" for the use of federally regulated drugs, and that using such drugs to assist a suicide could cost a physician the federal DEA registra ...

(2 pages) 57 0 4.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

Legislature of Legalization Medicinal Legalization of Marijuana (MLA Format)

galization of MarijuanaFor many years now, there has been great controversy surrounding the illegal drug marijuana. Its widespread use since the Vietnam War has caused many people to speak for and aga ... it is time for us to legalize marijuana for medical purposes. This is not the kind of use a common drug addict would seek, but rather a drug to comfort for terminally or critically ill people.In the ...

(6 pages) 310 0 4.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

This is an essay being "Against the Legalization of Drugs"

te challenge of accepting or rejecting the substances. The one I will speak about in particular are drugs.Drugs can be used for medicinal purposes, but it also can be used for substance abuse. Drugs a ... iousness" . These substances continue to affect our country as well as the world that we live in.If drugs were to be legalized, it would cause a big catastrophe. Legalizing drugs would definitely incr ...

(5 pages) 114 1 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

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

OxyContin is one of the most widely abused drugs among adolescents today. According to an article in the Psychopharmacology Update, it is one o ... time-release formula was patented by Purdue Fredrick, and approved for prescription by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1995. OxyContin is a Schedule II narcotic used for pain relief in cance ... tients and chronic pain sufferers (1). The Controlled Substances Act of 1970 was implemented by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to categorize different drugs. Under this act, the DEA has sep ...

(9 pages) 95 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

A Letter to Boxer (CA) Suggesting Why Medical Marijuana Should be Illegal. Written in block formation and limited to a page typed size 8 font.

out why smoking "medical" marijuana should be illegal. In short, there are safer and more effective drugs on the market that lack the safety and health risks associated with smoked marijuana.Anyone wh ... arch about smoking "medical" marijuana is already aware that there is a safer form of the dangerous drug available to the public, which has been FDA approved, called Marinol. Patients who smoke mariju ...

(3 pages) 44 0 3.0 Nov/2004

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

Enrique Camarena

and became a Narcotics Investigator for the Imperial County. In 1874, Camarena join the DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration). Camarena was a talented Drug Enforcement Special Agent. Camarena a ... Library. Camarena's family wore red ribbons to honor him. The ribbons proclaimed "No use of illegal drugs, or no illegal use of legal drugs." Now people all over the U.S, wear red ribbons on the days of Oct. 23- 31.

(2 pages) 8 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Anabolic Steroids and The User

Anabolic steroids are performance enhancing drugs. They are a synthetic form of the chemical testosterone that is normally found in the body. By ... hat we would see a decrease in use amongst children and teens.The Presence of Performance Enhancing Drugs in SportsIn our world today, sports are amongst some of the highest competition we experience. ... and agility after experimenting with anabolic steroids. Soon scientists caught on and analyzed the drug discovering how harmful the use of anabolic steroids can really be to the human body.According ...

(5 pages) 26 0 0.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Jack in the Box / Advertising with Citing

laughter. Jack in the Box took this humorous approach to commercial advertisement too far by making drug abuse and driving under the influence humorous and conventional acts condoned by their company. ... With the underlying message of this commercial Jack in the Box has not only condoned illegal drug abuse but also driving under the influence of illegal substances. By using generalizations and ...

(4 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Medicinal Marijuana

ML, n.d.). This narcotic could also be taxed. These are just very few things that can come from the drug of marijuana. Farmers can get a license to grow cannabis only from the DEA, Drug Enforcement Ad ... ey.A big issue in this country today is the personal use of marijuana. It is the third most popular drug in the U.S. First is tobacco and then alcohol. About eighty million Americans have smoked marij ...

(7 pages) 35 0 5.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Opiods and Psych stimulants

ants- medications used to prevent the sleepiness or decreased alertness.Their regulation by DEA?The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) has "establish a categorizing drug system for legislation of medical u ... ng drug system for legislation of medical uses for drugs" (Online Lecture, 2008). Prescriptions for drugs in all schedules must bear the physician's federal Drug Enforcement Administration. Opioids an ...

(2 pages) 460 1 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide

Drug-Free Workplace Evaluation

AbstractIllegal drugs have been a part of the American society for centuries and continue to be a burden for today's ... r premiums for coverage. Insurance companies are hesitant in insuring individuals who abuse illegal drugs because they are high risk for coverage. Offices such as the Drug Enforcement Administration ( ... ces based on their effects of usage to warn the public of the dangers associated with using illegal drugs yet certain states allow critically ill patients to use marijuana which has the most addictive ...

(5 pages) 51 0 0.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Drug-Free Workplace Evaluation

AbstractIllegal drugs have been a part of the American society for centuries and continue to be a burden for today's ... r premiums for coverage. Insurance companies are hesitant in insuring individuals who abuse illegal drugs because they are high risk for coverage. Offices such as the Drug Enforcement Administration ( ... ces based on their effects of usage to warn the public of the dangers associated with using illegal drugs yet certain states allow critically ill patients to use marijuana which has the most addictive ...

(5 pages) 29 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Illegal Drugs in High School Sports

September 15, 2009AbstractThe emerging use of drugs and steroids during the first 70 years of the 20th century warned of greater problems to come. ... entury warned of greater problems to come. Over the next few decades, from roughly 1970 to current, drug use in sports, particularly anabolic steroids would spread to such an extent that some would ca ... ing on steroids sold in the black market exceeded four million dollars. Other performance-enhancing drugs also grew during this time. While improved testing would eliminate reliance on many stimulants ...

(11 pages) 1328 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Substance Abuse in the Workplace

stance Abuse � PAGE \* MERGEFORMAT �1� Substance Abuse in the WorkplaceIllegal drugs have been a part of the American society for centuries and continue to be a burden for today's ... r premiums for coverage. Insurance companies are hesitant in insuring individuals who abuse illegal drugs because they are high risk for coverage. Offices such as the Drug Enforcement Administration ( ...

(9 pages) 3414 0 0.0 Aug/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology