Essays Tagged: "illegal drugs"

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

Drugs: Hurt Players and Sports

tars. They all play different sports, but all have the same problem: they tested positive for using illegal drugs. Cocaine, anabolic steroids, and painkillers are just a sample of drugs found in sport ... h suspension ended in time for Maradona to play in the 1994 World Cup. He was then caught with five illegal drugs in his system. One doctor called it a "cocktail drug' (Sports Illustrated 10). He was ...

(4 pages) 170 0 4.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Nightclubs and Drugs

ow they contribute to drug use.Why they cause certain anti-drug efforts to failThe extermination of illegal drugs has always been one of our mostimportant, worldwide issues. Ending the existence of dr ... is one of thetoughest and most complicated goals we face. Despite our constant battleagainst them, illegal substances continue to exist and thrive in our culture.With all the effort we put into the w ...

(6 pages) 92 0 4.2 Mar/1997

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

As I lay dying. An essay on drugs

The product is illegal drugs. The people who deal these drugs are criminals. That's what makes the drug business di ... veryday items, like soda candy bars. Think of how many cops we would need if caffeine products were illegal.Why are drugs like cocaine,marijuana and heroin illegal? Cocaine, marijuana and heroin are i ... lds are our national parks and forests and the enemy is marijuana.marijuana is the most common used illegal drug in the U.S.* Over 65 million people have tryed it.*More than 25 million people have use ...

(3 pages) 97 0 3.0 Jan/1996

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

Crime. Speaks of how they can be classified in different ways

law. Crimes include such things as murder, stealing a car, resisting arrest, possessing or selling illegal drugs, appearing nude on a public street, drunken driving, and bank robbery. The list of act ... ntly changing. For example, at one time, people were charged with witchcraft, but this is no longer illegal. Today, it is becoming a serious crime to pollute the air and water. In colonial days, pollu ...

(8 pages) 318 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Smoking - an essay on the history and hazards of smoking.

ear, cigarette smoking kills more Americans than AIDS, alcohol, car accidents, homicides, suicides, illegal drugs and fires combined. Smoking is an extremely bad pastime, practiced for centuries, for ... United States, and in Canada there is a ban on all advertisements for tobacco companies. It is also illegal to smoke in most public places now, including some restaurants, elevators, the workplace, sc ...

(7 pages) 548 1 4.9 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

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.

illing words. When I saw this videotape, I could not believe my eyes and ears. The proliferation of illegal drugs in today's society appears to run rampant, use growing each day in leaps and bounds. H ... n rampant, use growing each day in leaps and bounds. How can this be? How is information concerning illegal activity transmitted effectively? The answer is quite simple; our Constitution allows this f ...

(12 pages) 296 1 2.8 Sep/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The Mexican U.S. Connection

lems arise. When the countries don't have the same standard of living, people might try and migrate illegally to the better country. When one country has more illegal drugs than the other, people migh ... en the countries is always a factor in keeping a healthy connection.The first issue to deal with is illegal immigration. Doris Meissner, Immigration and Naturalization Service Commissioner, announced ...

(6 pages) 142 0 4.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Are Drugs The Answer?

to all of your problems, or are they the root of your problems? Let's take a further look into it. Illegal drugs have been around for a very long time, but no one really understands why people use th ...

(2 pages) 37 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Effects of alcohol

Cause and Effects of Alcohol and AlcoholismWhen people hear the word drug, they usually think of an illegal substance such as cocaine, heroin, marijuana, or any other drug that can be found on the str ... on the street. Most people never consider the fact that consuming alcohol can be just as harmful as illegal drugs. If constantly abused, alcohol can be even worse for one than taking illegal drugs. Ir ...

(3 pages) 174 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Gambling in America.

e jackpot. Gambling is an addiction suffered by the same amount of people throughout America as all illegal drugs combined; however, many people aren't even aware that it is going on. The truth is it ... speculate that all this would do is allow bookies to make more money and the bets would be handled illegally. Basically, gambling is such a huge grossing industry there is no chance of controlling it ...

(12 pages) 289 0 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Legalization of Drugs Can Benifit Everyone - Supproting legalized drug use.

Legalization of Drugs Can Benefit EveryoneIllegal drugs are a popular and convenient scapegoat for the failures of today's society. Historical ... d federal programs. Less money in the hands of criminals could possibly curve crime linked with the illegal drug trade. Drugs have taken the place that alcohol served during prohibition for organized ...

(2 pages) 119 2 3.9 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The legalization of drugs in North America.

Legalization, however, is the only practical way to bring any positive results.Politicians argue, "Illegal drugs and drug-related crime and violence kill 20,000 Americans a year, at a cost of $67 bil ... rs to an article in the Wall Street Journal that reiterated the effects of prohibition. It states, "Illegality creates obscene profits that finance the murderous tactics of the drug lords; illegality ...

(4 pages) 107 1 4.0 May/2003

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

Legalisation of marijuana in Australia.

Marijuana is, and probably always will be, one of the most widely used and accepted illegal drugs across the globe. Recently, however, there has been a significant amount of attention ... cted in Australia in July 2000 reveals that mostAustralians believe smoking marijuana should remain illegal. 58% of Australianswere opposed to the legalisation of marijuana, 33% were pro, and 9% undec ... addicted like nicotine for example. (Blakemore, 2001)The argument that marijuana use should remain illegal is based largely on hazards, both the physical hazard to the individual user and the social ...

(8 pages) 67 0 4.2 Jun/2003

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

Narcotic Manipulation Of Our Nation.

ng drug that dulls the senses, relieves pain, or induces sleep. Wouldn't that make almost all drugs illegal...?The difference between the legal and illegal drugs is that there is no difference, in ... mple in today's society. Many high school teens in this day and age will try drugs either legal or illegal. Also, many will become frequent users.About sixty-nine million Americans over the age of ...

(4 pages) 69 1 3.8 Aug/2003

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

Illegal Drug Use Contributes to an Increase in Crime and Violence.

Topic: Illegal Drug Use Contributes To An Increase In Crime And Violence.The use of illegal substances is a ... al substances is an issue of growing concern worldwide. Not only are these narcotics and stimulants illegal, but also they cause detrimental effects on the user, as well as society as a whole. Illegal ... ce may also be associated with drug use, and there are various reasons for this conclusion.Firstly, illegal drugs are extremely addictive, and once addicted, the consumer is crazily dependent upon the ...

(2 pages) 61 0 0.0 Oct/2003

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

Drug abuse in Canada.

drug. In 2001, it was used by 76 percent of current illicit drug users. The extermination of these illegal drugs has always been one of the most crucial dilemmas among all the other worldwide issues. ...

(7 pages) 72 1 2.7 Nov/2003

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

The study of Psychology.

sues and controversies in our country. My first issue is about drugs. Many people feel that certain illegal drugs like heroin, marijuana, and cocaine should be legalized. I think it's a crazy idea, pe ... . Drugs bring me to my next issue which is why some people think that alcohol and tobacco should be illegal. Let me start by saying that millions of lives would be safe if smoking and drinking was ill ...

(8 pages) 164 1 2.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

"What's Legal?"

DEATHS HAVE EVER BEEN REPORTED FROM MARIJUANA USE.1 Despite this fact, the use of marijuana remains illegal even though there have now been proven studies to show its medicinal helpfulness. The United ... population) Americans even though it kills more people than car accidents, alcohol, AIDS, murders, illegal drugs, and suicides COMBINED! Nicotine, the addictive substance found in tobacco, and also u ...

(5 pages) 68 4 3.9 Nov/2003

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

Drugs and their influence on sports today

iety the will to win has been taken to a new level, to the point where athletes are using legal and illegal drugs to enhance their power and stamina. There are a number of drugs that can help enhance ...

(6 pages) 86 1 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports