Essays Tagged: "Recreational drug use"

Drugs and legalization

e available to those who wouldbenefit from their medical use and those who would like to use them asrecreational drugs much like alcohol and tobacco are. Research would also beencouraged as scientists ...

(2 pages) 174 0 5.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Personal opinion of the harm reduction model. A harm reduction approach

ldberg (1999) states, " The basic assumption behind harm reduction is that at least to some extent, drug consumption is inevitable' (p.228) To the best of my knowledge and extensive research, the defi ... in a statement by Ernst Buning (1993), he states, "If a person is not willing to give up his or her drug use, we should assist them in reducing harm to himself or herself and others"(www.ccsa.ca/docs) ...

(6 pages) 129 0 5.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Drugs

AbsentOne of the big subjects today, when we discuss juvenile delinquency, is drugs. In our society we know it all too well. Many young people get addicted to drugs after they se ... well. Many young people get addicted to drugs after they several times have been trying euphoriant drugs. At some discos it is even normal being high of drugs like for instance LSD, marihuana etc. So ... even normal being high of drugs like for instance LSD, marihuana etc. So actually you can say that drugs are more and more normal in the young people's lives and unfortunately drugs are linked with t ...

(3 pages) 49 0 3.7 Nov/2002

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

This essay is about teens and high risk behaviors (drugs) why not to do them and where they will bring you with three examples why teens may choose to try drugs

Many teens these days indulge in high-risk behaviors, for instance drug use. Teens often start doing drugs "to be cool, or fit in", the result of peer pressure, speak ... nd think nothing of it; I do not find it wrong in any way although it has gotten me into many other drugs.I think that some teens do drugs because of a bad childhood. They may use drugs as a means to ... o escape from past pain and problems. Instead of sports, music, or other hobbies they decide to use drugs as a distraction. I for one have been fortunate to come from a happy home yet still have chose ...

(4 pages) 55 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

This essay is about the drug ecstacy and why people use it

Pure EcstasyThe use of drugs for recreational purposes has been a popular pastime of many cultures for thousands of years. When narco ...

(3 pages) 91 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Legislature of Legalization Medicinal Legalization of Marijuana (MLA Format)

epted. However, in modern times, as more stable drugs have been developed, public concern regarding recreational drug use has grown. It is ignorance and a fear of the unknown that has helped fuel this ...

(6 pages) 310 0 4.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Drugs

DrugsThere are lots of different drugs that we are very familiar about. Some of them are even legal ... ways some are in liquid form, some are powder and some are also in pills. There are many names for drugs like speed, LSD, marijuana, steroids, crack and many more. People often ask why are there many ... many more. People often ask why are there many people doing drugs, what are the effects and how are drugs influenced but not very many know about drugs.People take drugs to increase their self- esteem ...

(1 pages) 35 0 4.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Drugs problem: to legalize or not to lehalize drugs

the terrorist war, but another war less noticeable. We are both the creators and victims of our own drug problems. We are a feel-good-quick society, a society of short-cuts and of instant gratificatio ... society, a society of short-cuts and of instant gratification. American society does not handle its drug problem very well. We might agree quickly that American citizens as mature adults should be res ...

(6 pages) 164 1 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Effects of Drug Abuse

There are many different reasons why people in today's society fall into the trap of drug use. Some may turn to drugs for the comfort in a lonely time in their life. Others may try drug ... the comfort in a lonely time in their life. Others may try drug because the people around them use drugs and the peer pressure gets to them. I think this is the case for most of my peers in college w ... aven't done drugs before. They are forced into a new environment, that is college, and now they use drugs because there new friends do them. Some people get addicted to drugs on accident, for instance ...

(4 pages) 190 2 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Decriminalization of Prostitution and Recreational Drug

th imprisonment if they bring charges. (Common Myths about Prostitution--by Dr. Cherry Lee) Recreational drug use is increasing day by day. It is the use of substances that alters a person's s ... y by day. It is the use of substances that alters a person's state of mind. Every society practices recreational drug use in different style. Lately there has been a debate on making drugs legalized. ...

(4 pages) 40 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

MDMA (Ecstasy)

nown among users as a way to loosen up and "relate more easily to others at social gatherings". Its recreational use exploded as nightclubbers in Texas started using it as the drug "Ecstasy". The open ... the drug invoked the DEA, who put the substance in the same category as heroin. Ecstasy's use as a recreational drug occurred in the same way as LSD, moving from "discreet psychotherapeutic use to th ...

(3 pages) 58 2 4.0 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

Drugs And Alcohal, Swallow Your Dreams

Drugs and Alcohol"¦Swallow your dreams Would you knowingly put a gun to your head, slowly pul ... ur family, friends and neighbors. Then why would you collapse to the peer pressure of abusing/using drugs and alcohol? Although it is your choice there are more negatives than positives to doing it.In ... appy. But there are some people who are brought up in a home or neighborhoods were it is normal for drugs and alcohol. The people there are so fixed on them that to survive they depend on you for a st ...

(4 pages) 17 0 0.0 May/2001

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

Ecstacy

tt Rhyne Methylenedioxymethamphetamine or MDMA, known as ecstasy, is a Schedule one illegal drug widely used among Americas youth. A known party drug ecstasy, is commonly used at all night dan ... A. MDMA is not an upper, a downer, or a phsycadelic. After the synthesis of MDMA, a new category of drug was introduced, these drugs were called "entactogens". An entactogen is a drug that produ ...

(2 pages) 421 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Ecstasy Trend

oming one of the most significant law enforcement issues in communities today. "The use of the club drug ecstasy, also known as mdma, has increased by a third among tenth graders and by sixty-six perc ... rity of raves are all causing an increase in ecstasy use. Ecstasy users say that the illegal drug makes them "feel good". "Ecstasy is a synthetic, psychoactive drug the can cause stimulant and ...

(3 pages) 13 0 3.0 Oct/2001

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

Drug Abuse And Its Causes

Teenage Drug Dependency And Abuse Almost all of us know about drug abusing and its negative ... global issue. We read articles and reports about teenagers losing their very life due to intake of drugs.Hard core drug dealers are being jailed for selling their products.Families are breaking up ju ... jailed for selling their products.Families are breaking up just because one of its members is doing drugs.We know that doing drugs is not only illegal,it's also fatal.Then why do so many people still ...

(1 pages) 30 0 0.0 Oct/2001

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

Drugs In Sports

The use of drugs in sports effects an athletes performance, it can be hurtful and helpful.I think that when a m ... it can be hurtful and helpful.I think that when a male or female athlete, makes the choice to use a drug to improve their athletic performance, that it will most likely hurt them, rather then help the ... , like steroids, have a chance of "bulking" up the user, the side effects can be very harsh. Drugs are becoming used more, and more every day, and it is not just the pros who are using them. Fo ...

(3 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Society's Support of Recreational Drug Use

ug and bang! They're instantly accepted into the fastest growing high-school clique. Why is it that recreational drug use is so supported in high-school and the world in general? Well, that's what I a ... more things you can buy, the bigger your status. This, in part, is responsible for the increase in recreational drug use. That might seem like a big jump on my part, but if you honestly think about i ...

(1 pages) 360 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Drug use in America

Drugs have become a very serious problem in the United States. They have become a component of one's ... the United States. They have become a component of one's every day lives. This Nation's reliance on drugs for pleasure, depression, and medical relief dominate the political and economic scene. Much d ... l and economic scene. Much debate over the drug issue occurs daily. There are hundreds of different drugs, each with its particular effect on the body's nervous system. For instance, narcotics are a s ...

(5 pages) 37 0 4.0 Nov/2008

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

Opiods and Psych stimulants

aken orally, transdermally (skin patches) or injected. They are also available in suppositories. As recreational drugs, they are often smoked, sniffed or self-administered by the more direct routes of ...

(2 pages) 460 1 0.0 Dec/2008

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