Essays Tagged: "Illegal drug trade"

The Case for Legalizing Drugs

e requirements of nutrition. Theconsumption of substances can be further broken down into legal and illegal substances. Thequestion then becomes, who are we to place labels on certain substances by de ... nalbootleggers.' Gang warfare, bribery, and criminal activity reached an all-time high. Standards onillegal alcohol were much lower than those on the previously legal alcohol which led to the blinding ...

(12 pages) 431 0 4.4 Dec/1996

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

Against the Illegalization of drugs

hild abuse and neglect, and corruption- often have a common element; that is drug abuse. The use of illegal drugs such as cocaine, crack, heroin and marijuana cause extensive harm to the body and brai ... marijuana cause extensive harm to the body and brain. Yet, even after knowing this many people want illegal drugs to be legalized in every aspect. The last thing we need is a policy that makes widely ...

(7 pages) 499 6 4.4 Dec/1996

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

A brief outline of the long and short term risks of ecstasy use.

As with all drugs, the best way to avoid problems with ecstasy is simply to not use it. In the past the Australi ... s like 'Just say no!' However, these messages have not been effective, as people who choose to take drugs will do so no matter what the risk. A new approach has been adopted that focuses on harm minim ... rious injury (both mental and physical) and death by informing users of the risks involved in their drug use and the precautions they should take.For some individuals the risks involved in taking ecst ...

(3 pages) 127 0 4.8 Apr/2002

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

An Argument for the Legalization of Drugs. Based on John Stuart Mills' "Revised Harm Principle"'

racting) member of society, it is clear that more harm is done to others if the user must resort to illegal methods to obtain his drugs. The very act of buying drugs is intrinsically illegal and carri ... t these jails, and the loss, or at least diminution, of a productive citizen. In order to buy drugs illegally, the user may be forced to expose himself to the fringes of the criminal world--something ...

(4 pages) 126 0 3.9 Jul/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

"Cannabis Speech" This is a speech against the legalisation of cannabis.

k of motivation.Does anyone know what the safe does for cannabis is?The answer is nobody knows. The drug can accumulate in your body for days if not weeks. As you roll your next spliff you never know ... must have huge effects on the central nervous system. There is no way that someone can say that the drug has no dangerous side effects.50% of young people attending psychiatric clinics have been regul ...

(3 pages) 104 3 3.2 Dec/2003

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

Applications from research into the effects of parental imprisonment on father/daughter relationships

his may be the lack of control in the area of security, making it easier for rules to be broken and illegal substances to be smuggled in.An application that may help prisoners to deal with addictions ...

(1 pages) 51 1 3.9 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Causes and Effects of Drug Selling

the flashing lights, like a dog chasing away a herd of cattle. This is the stereotypical life of a drug dealer. This is what drug dealers so call "work". Work meaning a job where money is made sellin ... to buy their products. It is hard to differentiate which is worse, the causes or effects of selling drugs.The causes of selling drugs are the desperate need for money in most cases. They think they ca ...

(3 pages) 61 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Anti-Marijuana Paper - The Evil Smoke I wrote it cause I thought the teacher would love it. But I think she was ripped when she graded it cause I wanted a 100%

us drug that causes harm to people every minute of every day. Marijuana is the most frequently used illegal drug in the United States. Nearly sixty-nine million Americans over the age of 12 have tried ... le seventy-six percent of drug users use marijuana, an astonishing seventeen percent also use other illegal drugs. Very few young people use other drugs without first experimenting with marijuana. Man ...

(6 pages) 66 2 4.3 Oct/2004

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

"Behind Bars" discusses if we should legalize illegal drugs

Behind Bars As this nation's drug problems persist, it seems the only solution is putting illegal drug users behind bars. There they will get the treatment they need to live a normal life. I ... y. By putting drug offenders in prison they will get necessary help that might put an end to making illegal money. On the other hand, there is an argument for legalizing drugs. If these drugs were leg ...

(2 pages) 27 1 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Abuse, Dependence and Addiction

he person starts abusing drugs. Drug abuse is intentionally using a drug the wrong way, or using an illegal drug. After someone has abused drugs for long enough, it is possible that they could develop ...

(1 pages) 44 3 3.8 Jan/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Abuse of Illegal Drugs and Alcohol Intake During Pregnancy and it's Effects on Babies

One thing is certain though; the abuse of alcohol is more rampant in pregnant women than the use of illegal drugs.According to studies the limits or the challenges of methodological research are: (1) ... to drugs. According to Gombi and Shiono in 1991, more than 739,000 women each year use one or more illegal substance during a pregnancy. About 1-4.5 % of children are prenatally exposed to cocaine ea ...

(10 pages) 203 2 4.8 May/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

The Illegal drug Trade

The trade in illegal drugs is a multi-billion dollar business, and a global problem. Millions of people worldwide ... ti-billion dollar business, and a global problem. Millions of people worldwide are regular users of illegal drugs, and millions more are involved in their production, trafficking, and sale. The trade ... ns where legislations restricts or prohibits the sale of certain popular drugs, it is common for an illegal drug trade to develop. There have been no effective solutions to the global billion dollar i ...

(12 pages) 159 1 3.7 Oct/2006

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

"The Cocaine Kids" by Terry Williams

I agree strongly that these Subcultural Theories play a major roll in why the cocaine kids be come drug dealers. The "crew" all lived in a poor part of Manhattan called Washington Heights; it's an ar ... lived in a poor part of Manhattan called Washington Heights; it's an area full of crack fiends and drug dealers. It's a place mainly made up of Dominicans and African-Americans. Most of the people li ...

(3 pages) 45 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Afganistan Vs. Us Culture

arrying a camera can cause you to be arrested, and in some cases, killed. Also, the growing of many illegal drugs is done in Taliban controlled areas. Drugs such as opium are grown freely for export a ...

(1 pages) 22 0 3.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

April 28, 1997

for rope, material, medicine or for smoking. But, whatever way you choose to use this plant, it is illegal. It was made a law in the early 1900's that it was illegal to smoke, eat, or get high ... . On the other side of this was the government cracking down and forming new laws to keep it illegal. In the 1980's the fight to legalize marijuana was decreased, but the groups like "N.O.R.M.A ...

(5 pages) 435 0 1.0 Feb/2008

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

How can drug trafficking be co

How can drug trafficking be controlled? The Drug Enforcement Agency has tried to limit the drug trafficking ... ment agencies. The southern hemisphere has given the U.S. a really hard time with the international drug trade.Where do drugs come from? Most of the marijuana Smuggling routes that come into the Unite ... United States comes from the south. Columbia is one of the main contributors to the problems of the drug war. Not only does Columbia sell cocaine to the United States, it also sells marijuana. Columbi ...

(6 pages) 52 0 5.0 Feb/2008

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

Traffic Analysis

g culture and trafficking in North America. Traffic is a superbly filmed story about how the illegal drug trade poses the sort of questions that could cross one's mind. How can we free civiliza ... n the evening. What is so often taken as a casual drink can become an addiction. Alcohol, legal and illegal drug use can be misconstrued by the addict or alcoholic as being an escape from boredom or a ...

(7 pages) 22 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Blow

rtha had a baby girl named Kristina. George and Mirtha tried to raise their little girl without the illegal drug business, but this didn't last long. Mirtha had a birthday party for George and invited ... the United States. I really felt sorry for George even though it was his decision to get into this illegal business. I think that the reason he dealt drugs was because of his childhood memories of hi ...

(3 pages) 1439 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Chemical Abuse by Children and Adolescents

and the ever changing world. An ever increasing number of these adolescents unfortunately, turn to drugs and or alcohol to help ease the turmoil and stress brought on largely by raging hormones. Acco ... ies by Samsha, show that adolescents that smoke cigarettes daily were more likely to become illicit drug users. In a report by the National Household Survey on Drug Abuse (NHSDA, December 28, 2001) sh ...

(4 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Blinded by the Light: A review of the movie Blow

ugh in the beginning of the movie. From production, Blow goes on to show some of te dynamics of the illegal trade, from transport to the small time trafficking that goes on within the states. As well ...

(3 pages) 1624 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies