Essays Tagged: "illicit drugs"

I CAN SAY WHAT I WANT! This paper is of an argumentative nature in an attempt to prove one simple point...our Constitution is badly in need of repair.

d effectively? The answer is quite simple; our Constitution allows this freedom. The freedom to use illicit drugs is illegal, but the freedom to express how to make and partake of illegal drugs or any ...

(12 pages) 296 1 2.8 Sep/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Illicit Drugs: Bringin Down Our Youth.

Illicit Drugs: Bringing Down Our YouthIllegal drug use among adolescents has steadily increased over ...

(4 pages) 97 0 3.7 Apr/2003

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

The legalization of drugs in North America.

however, with the decriminalization of marijuana seemingly within reach, the debate for whether all illicit drugs should be decriminalized or even legalized has gotten more intense. There are many fac ... swer; there is a need for either harsher penalties or the decriminalization or even legalization of illicit drugs. Legalization, however, is the only practical way to bring any positive results.Politi ...

(4 pages) 107 1 4.0 May/2003

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

This essay is about the prevelance of drug use amongst teenagers in Barbados.

cial and economic consequences that arise with the use and abuse of drugs.However, the use of these illicit drugs more often than not starts amongst school children during adolescence. An adolescent ( ... se, which was the second most common diagnosis; cocaine and marijuana were the most commonly abused illicit drugs.It is therefore important to determine the extent of drug use by Barbadian school chil ...

(10 pages) 82 0 4.0 Oct/2003

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

"War on Drugs" described from the Radical Theory of Sociology.

rities that come from poor backgrounds. What has lead a lot of these people to become involved with illicit drugs in any way is due to the environment which in they live. In essence Radical Theory mos ...

(3 pages) 101 2 4.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Suicide prevention program proposal

ation) Program. In this program, the aim was to educate young children about the different types of illicit drugs and the effects it might have them. There is a sticker on the back of my parents' car ...

(3 pages) 99 0 3.9 Mar/2004

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

Pablo Escobar and the War on drugs

op of" is the War on Drugs.This war seems to be a never ending battle. The fact that the demand for illicit drugs has increasingly haunted our nation for quite some time; and since 1972 when the war o ... med our nation. In order to understand the war on drugs you need to first understand the history of illicit drug use as well as the people that are behind the supply of these drugs, and the problems t ...

(17 pages) 85 0 3.0 Jan/2005

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

The Eradication of Marijuana

The use of illicit drugs is subject to much public concern and contention. Of the most popular and widely used ... gs has created a renewed awareness of marijuana. By definition, marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug; considered a soft drug, it consists of the dried leaves of the hemp plant; smoked or c ... e. Educational internet websites on marijuana dangers also have animpact on people's outlook on the illicit substance. For example, www.ncpa.org/pd/social/pd123099f.html, gives valuable information on ...

(7 pages) 26 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

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 wheth ... subjects had used other drugs, but Block was the only one who threw out any person who had used an illicit drug other that marijuana in the last thirty days or who tested positive for a drug in a uri ... ave more faults than Block's et al's. Chait and Mathias did not disregard people whose use of other illicit drugs may have skewed their results. Chait's results may also have been thrown off due to th ...

(8 pages) 21 0 4.5 Aug/2005

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

Drugs in Our teens.

ings, perception, or emotion. There are obviously many different types of drugs, including not only illicit drugs but also alcohol and tobacco for young people. When people talk about drugs they usual ... lated harm in our society. More than 100,000 kids enter treatment each year for marijuana and other illicit drugs that are between the ages of 12 and 17.FAST FACTS:Prescription Narcotic drugs are the ...

(1 pages) 37 0 3.8 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Substance abuse

) (OAS, 2003). Of these, 3.2 million are classified with dependence on or abuse of both alcohol and illicit drugs, 3.9 million are dependent on or abused illicit drugs but not alcohol, and 14.9 millio ... r abused illicit drugs but not alcohol, and 14.9 million are dependent on or abused alcohol but not illicit drugs.Only a small proportion of people with substance use disorders obtain treatment. An es ...

(2 pages) 101 0 3.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Illicit drugs use has to begun to undergo a process of normalization in Britain: Assess the argument for and against this thesis?

ate normalization of drugs it is important to understand what drug is and why people start using it.Illicit drugs has been divided into three classes. The class A includes heroin,cocaine,Lsd and ecsta ... that America scale of drug problem would be replicated.Of all to 16 to 59 years old,12%had taken on illicit drug and 3%had used a class A drug in the last year. This equates to around four million use ...

(10 pages) 29 0 3.0 Mar/2007

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

Legalize It

se of alcohol during the Prohibition years and they still can't stop the use of marijuana and other illicit drugs today. The regular person who wants to do a drug can still walk down the street and ge ...

(2 pages) 375 0 0.0 Apr/2001

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

Drug Courts: The Return of Rehabilitation

roughout the years many major policy initiatives and programs have been endorsed in the war against illicit drugs. These have included: antidrug legislation and strict enforcement, interdiction, antid ...

(9 pages) 168 0 3.6 Oct/2007

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

Employee Handbook

signed into law Executive Order (EO) 12564. EO 12564, made it illegal for Federal employees to use illicit drugs even off duty (About.com, 2001). Employers have a right to insure that the work enviro ... off duty (About.com, 2001). Employers have a right to insure that the work environment is free from illicit drug use. "Employers have the right to expect their employees not to be high, stoned, drunk, ...

(2 pages) 145 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Employee Handbook Part 2

signed into law Executive Order (EO) 12564. EO 12564, made it illegal for Federal employees to use illicit drugs even off duty (About.com, 2001). Employers have a right to insure that the work enviro ... off duty (About.com, 2001). Employers have a right to insure that the work environment is free from illicit drug use. "Employers have the right to expect their employees not to be high, stoned, drunk, ...

(5 pages) 218 0 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Drug Testing In Public Schools

threat to our highschool as people make it out to be.Currently legal drugs cause more problems than illicit drugs. I'm sorry, but I for one have not heard of anyone dying for somking some weed once in ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Pregnant Women And Mothers Who Are Addicted To Ill

The purpose of this paper is to explore the issues mothers and pregnant women, who are addicted to illicit drugs, face. Specifically issues dealing with drug testing and legal policies concerning whe ... up when working with addict mothers. The opinion of this author is that drug testing for suspected illicit drug addict pregnant women should remain legal and is important to solving this social probl ...

(9 pages) 55 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Pregnant Women And Mothers Who Are Addicted To Ill

The purpose of this paper is to explore the issues mothers and pregnant women, who are addicted to illicit drugs, face. Specifically issues dealing with drug testing and legal policies concerning whe ... up when working with addict mothers. The opinion of this author is that drug testing for suspected illicit drug addict pregnant women should remain legal and is important to solving this social probl ...

(9 pages) 23 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Literature Review Of Young People And Drugs

atistics (1998. Cited in Goddard and Higgins 1999) focussed on smoking, drinking, and various other illicit drugs in secondary schools. The pupils were aged between twelve and fifteen years old. Over ... ith it?. However, the majority had been offered, and/or, knew where to get drugs. Reported usage of illicit drugs by twelve years olds was 5% by the age of thirteen it was one in ten, fourteen and fif ...

(5 pages) 43 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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