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The Coca And The Cocaine War

The current War on Drugs involves skirmishes in an arena with two fronts: The consumer and the manufacturer. The successes and failures of the...

Ritalin – drug problem

Many drugs plague us in this setting we call modern society. The word drug by itself conjures up images of heathens slumping in the...

Opiates And The Law

Illicit drug use and the debate surrounding the various legal options available to the government in an effort to curtail it is nothing new...

Methamphetamines – powerfully addictive stimulants

Methamphetamines are powerfully addictive stimulants that dramatically affect the central nervous system. The drugs are made easily in clandestine, or illegal laboratories with cheap...

The War On Drugs: A Losing Battle

In 1968, when American soldiers came home from the Vietnam War addicted to heroin, President Richard Nixon initiated the War on Drugs. More than...

Should The United States End Drug Prohibition

The Federal Government, while trying to protect us from our human nature, developed harsh anti-drug policies with the hope of eradicating drugs. At the...

Drugs and Their Effects on Business

We all know that people are heavily using drugs for recreational purposes. What we don't know or haven't realized yet is that it is...

What is Androstenedione

Androstenedione is a natural chemical found in the body that produces testosterone. This chemical can also be found naturally in some meat and even...

Correlation Between Drug Use and Suicide

Americas on-going drug abuse epidemic continues into this millenium, and there are many social problems linked to drug use, including suicide. The disparity of...

How can drug trafficking be controlled

The Drug Enforcement Agency has tried to limit the drug trafficking problem coming from countries south of the U. S. Also many other law...

Despite The Negative Portrayal In Mainstream 1960s

Despite the negative portrayal in mainstream 1960s media, justifications expressed by counterculture activists for further investigation, education and experimentation under government control of LSD...

Juvenile Drug Use

A drug is a substance that alters the mind, body or both. Drug use is the increasing problem among teenagers in colleges today. Most...

Is Drug Testing the Answer

Why do humans seek an alternate reality? An alternate reality being a place or frame of mind that is somehow separated from actual reality....

Drug Legalization Essay

Based on the expierience and knowledge I have toward drugs, drug use, and the effects of, I have conclued that legalizing non-medicinal drugs would...

Are Performance Enhancing Drugs the Answer

"The overwhelming majority of athletes I know would do anything, and take anything, short of killing themselves to improve athletic performance" (Donohoe, Johnson 1)....

The psychological and physical aspects of drug abuse in today’s adolescence

Unfortunately the abuse of illegal drugs is not uncommon in today’s adolescent communities. Many teenagers today use illicit drugs as a way to deal...

Why Should We Team Up Against Drugs

The answer to that question is very simple. Drugs can absolutley do nothing to help you in your life. The only sure thing that...

Substance Abuse in the Workplace

As widespread drug use is on the rise, many employers have begun to worry about the performance of their employees. Absenteeism, injuries, loss of...

Drugs and Crime

The link between drug use and crime is not a new one. For more than twenty years, both the National Institute on Drug Abuse...

Ecstasy, or 3, 4 methylenedioxymethamphetamine

Ecstasy, or 3, 4 methylenedioxymethamphetamine, was first synthesized and patented in 1914, by the German drug company Merck. The original purpose of the drug...

Project Mkultra Essay

When many Americans think about Germany, they automatically think of the Nazis and the experiments they did with the Jews. But what they dont...

Is Ritalin the Answer to ADHD

The tousled brown hair that weaves so mischievously around his head may hint at the way he feels inside. He is seven-years-old and has...

Ritalin – the wonder Drug or the Monster Creator

It never gets all the way across the road because of all the distractions. You could say growing up was hard; everyday I had...

The War on Drugs

Since the early 1960s, there has been an alarming increase in drug use in the United States. In 1962, four million Americans had tried...

LSD (Lysergic Acid Dyethilamide)

A Swiss chemist named Dr. Albert Hoffman first produced lysergic acid Diethylmide or best known as LSD in 1938 (Dye, 1992, p. 2). Hoffman...

The Performance-enhancing Drug Controversy

Performance-enhancing drugs are a topic in todays society which is currently under hot debate. Performance-enhancing drugs are substances which are used to stimulate certain...

An Objection to Mandatory Drug Testing in High Schools for the Participation of Extra-Curricular...

With the recent steroid a scandal in Major League Baseball, debates over mandatory drug testing polices have sparked interest across the country. One issue...

Ecstasy and You

Ecstasy is Methylene Dioxymethamphetamine, often abbreviated as MDMA. This drug is a member of the same family of drugs that include amphetamine and LSD....

LSD (Lysergic Acid Dyethilamide)

A Swiss chemist named Dr. Albert Hoffman first produced lysergic acid Diethylmide -or best known as LSD in 1938 (Dye, 1992, p. 2). Hoffman...

Drug Dependence Essay

In order for a chemical to be considered a drug it must have the capacity to affect how the body works--to be biologically active....

Marijuana Legal or Illegal

Cannabis, sold as marijuana, hashish and hash oil, is the most frequently used illicit drug in Canada. Roughly one in four Canadian adults report...

The Result Of Drug Abuse

For several decades drugs have been one of the major problems of society. There have been escalating costs spent on the war against drugs...

Substance Use and Abuse Among Children and Teenagers

During the past several years, there has been a renewed national concern about drug abuse, culminating in the current "war on drugs. " In...

Drugs In The Workplace

Drug Addiction in the School and Work Place How has work efficiency changed as a result of drug addiction in the sch a couool...

History of the American Drug War

The first act of America's anti-drug laws was in 1875. It outlawed the smoking of opium in opium dens. This was a San Francisco...

Should Drugs Be Allowed In Sports

Drugs have been around for thousands of years but their reasons for being used has changed. Drugs were originally intended for medical uses. In...

Ritalin and Its Uses

In recent years, more and more kids seem to be on a prescription drug called Ritalin(methylphenidate). This drug is being handed out more and...

LSD (Lysergic Acid Dyethilamide)

A Swiss chemist named Dr. Albert Hoffman first produced lysergic acid Diethylmide or best known as LSD in 1938 (Dye, 1992, p. 2). Hoffman...

Crime And Drug Use

Throughout my time as a criminal justice student, I have been interested about the relationship between drugs and crime. I have also been amazed...

Marijuana, a cure for anorexia as well as glaucoma

To toke or not to toke that is the question. Whether tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of society...

LSD (lysergic Acid Dyethilamide)

A Swiss chemist named Dr. Albert Hoffman first produced lysergic acid Diethylmide or best known as LSD in 1938 (Dye, 1992, p. 2). Hoffman...

Effects Of Marijuana

The use of marijuana is widespread by all classes, races, and cultures. Marijuana has been used for a multitude of purposes over thousands of...

The War On Drugs

In todays society, the war on drugs has become a major issue in our cities and the business community. Many cities have started programs...

Morphine, A Narcotic Analgesic Drug

Morphine is a narcotic analgesic drug, which means that it is a downer painkiller. It is most commonly given intravenously (by injection) for more...

Marijuana, the most commonly used illicit drug in the United States

A dry, shredded green/brown mix of flowers, stems, seeds, and leaves of the hemp plant Cannabis sativa, it usually is smoked as a cigarette...

All Addicted To Heroin

It was a sunny June morning in 1996. Jimmy Chaimberlin walked into Jonathan Melvoins hotel room. He found him lying unconscious in his bed...

Narcotic Distribution

The topic which I am now exploring for this essay is an immigrants success through the black markets narcotic distribution. After listening to many...

Ecstasy, or 3, 4 methylenedioxymethamphetamine

Ecstasy, or 3, 4 methylenedioxymethamphetamine, was first synthesized and patented in 1914, by the German drug company Merck. The original purpose of the drug...

Ritalin, a mild CNS stimulant

Ritalin (Methylphenidate) is a mild CNS stimulant. In medicine, Ritalin's primary use is treatment of Attention Deficit /Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD). The mode of action...

Is Drug Testing the Answer

Why do humans seek an alternate reality? An alternate reality being a place or frame of mind that is somehow separated from actual reality....