Essays Tagged: "soft drugs"

Legalisation of drugs

teruggedrongen. Door striktere handhaving van de bestaande criteria waarmee de verkoop van soft drugs wordt gedoogd.1 Maximale hoeveelheid soft drugs die de koffieshops mogen verkopen ... praken gemaakt worden, waarop de politie etc. controle kan houden. Bijvoorbeeld over de hoeveelheid soft drugs die verkocht mag worden en over de teelt en aanvoer.2 Het is niet goed dat gemeen ...

(4 pages) 43 0 4.0 Jan/1997

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

What is the impact of the different drug policies of England and Wales and the Netherlands on their respective levels of offending?

d Wales and the Netherlands on their respective levels of offending?The Netherlands, in relation to soft drugs, adopts a social/welfare policy. Their drug policy is concerned with the health and safet ... d with the health and safety of users. England and Wales take a criminal approach in their hard and soft drug policies. It may be thought that because England and Wales criminalise all drugs that this ...

(15 pages) 76 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Drug Laws of The Netherlands

any other country and has even gone to the extreme of extraordinarily relaxing its laws regarding 'soft' drugs.However, a common misconception about drugs in the Netherlands is that people believe th ... the question: Is a permissive legal system more effective than a restrictive system in the case of soft drugs? This paper examines the attitude of law enforcement in The Netherlands regarding soft dr ...

(5 pages) 44 0 4.8 Jul/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Marijuana Rhetoric: An Analysis of the Rhetoric of the White House ONDCP Website.

ssive campaign against substance abuse, ordering that resources be allocated to fighting so-called 'soft' drugs instead of concentrating on harder forms, such as marijuana and cocaine. At the center o ... have to counter these negative associations. Although President Bush promises to allocate funds to 'soft' drug instead of marijuana, the implication that marijuana is dangerous remains because it is c ...

(8 pages) 47 0 4.6 Mar/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

What are the coffeeshop policies and what rules do they have to follow?

ow and what policies come with it?Politicians in the Netherlands believe that the illegalization of soft drugs such as marijuana is unstoppable, you can illegalize it, but there will still be many use ... you still follow consequences of your actions, therefore you can not be charged of small amounts of soft drugs used for personal use. You can be charged due to persons actions under the influence of d ...

(9 pages) 12 0 3.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Is drugs testing important in Egypt?

lds, due to the fact that drugs abuse recently became very common in Egypt. However, the problem of soft drugs abuse (marihuana and hashish) exists in Egypt from a long time ago. Is it closely linked ... 's is forbidden to use alcohol, therefore many representatives of this religion consider smoking of soft drugs as not violation of the religious rules. However, it not true, because in reality the int ...

(4 pages) 15 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Legalisering van drugs in Nederland

ik dan ander land en zelfs naar het uiterste van buitengewoon is gegaan heeft zijn wetten aangaande soft drugs ontspannen.Nochtans, een gemeenschappelijke misvatting over medicijnen in Nederland is da ... : Een toegevend wettelijk is systeem meer doeltreffend dan een beperkend systeem met betrekking tot soft drugs? Dit papier onderzoekt de houding van ordehandhaving in Nederland aangaande soft druggebr ...

(5 pages) 1763 0 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Comparing the Drug Policies of Saudi Arabia and The Netherlands.

ases are prosecuted. It is also important to note that this decriminalization applies only to “soft drugs”, mainly cannabis and products made from it such as “hash”, or “pot b ... d drugs like heroin and cocaine. While this may be the case with what the Dutch government views as soft drugs it is certainly not the case with hard drugs, which are heavily investigated and prosecut ...

(9 pages) 4 0 0.0 Apr/2008

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

The Pragmatic Drug Policy of the Netherlands

was amended to be the version that is currently enforced.� It distinguished between hard and soft drugs, giving a risk scale, which consisted of categories regarding medical, pharmacological, p ...

(13 pages) 27 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Legalization of Marijuana: Justifications from Both Sides of Debate

arijuana presents many case arguments. The Gateway Theory is an example, which says that the use of soft drugs (such as marijuana) will eventually lead to the use of hard drugs. This is a generalizati ... be disproved using individual case studies that show "hard drug" abusers who previously never used soft drugs before their addictions. Another argument is that legalizing drugs will send a message to ...

(5 pages) 24 0 3.0 Oct/2009

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