Essay on The Problem Of Drug Addiction

990 Words Oct 7th, 2016 4 Pages
People use drugs to help them escape from reality and sometimes they just like to do them for fun. Drug addiction has been a problem that has been increasing immensely among our society today. Drug addictions can stop us from accomplishing our goals or dreams in life. Addictions can entrap anyone. They are many health risks and side effects that come when abusing these drugs. The top three most used drugs are marijuana because of it produces a relaxed and euphoric effect, alcohol because it is inducing feelings of being happy and reduce anxiety and LSD because it can help people escape from negative events and stress. Heroin also reduces anxiety or stress, but it can really damage your brain or eventually hurt other things organs in your body.
Marijuana is derived from the cannabis plant. It grows wild in many of the tropical and temperate areas of the world. It can be grown in almost any climate. It is dried up leaves and flowers from the plant. The marijuana cultivation can be traced back 12,000 years, which is known as the oldest crop growing in human history. It was first brought by the emperor of china, ShenNung, then it was taken to Korea and Europe. Marijuana reached the united states by the beginnings of the early twentieth century from immigrants who entered the us and ever since then people have been abusing the drug. Most people do marijuana the most because it it one of the quickest drug to get hands on. This drug has a few affects like having a dry mouth,…

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