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    Marijuana Legalization

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    Marijuana comes from the dried leaves, stems, and seeds from the hemp plant Cannabis sativa. Marijuana is a common street drug and is often used for recreational purposes. People can smoke marijuana or they can add the drug to food or tea. People uses marijuana for recreational purposes but people also use marijuana for medical purposes. Marijuana should be legalized because of its medical purposes, for beneficial effects, economical purposes, and crime. Street vs. medical Medical marijuana has…

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    Should performance enhancing drugs be illegal for student athletes? All the way back in 1865, “canal swimmers in Amsterdam and Holland were the first competitive athletes charged with doping” (ProQuest staff). During these time periods many of these athletes would mix cocaine and heroin to make a concoction called the speedball (ProQuest staff). These athletes would mix the substances to get the extra boost of performance for them to believe that they were at their best every competition. Many…

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    Descartes Mind Vs Body

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    is divisible as well as the body. While reading this passage I noticed how the mind and the body are distinct.I think the mind is divisible because there are mental disorders and drugs that could divide the mind. Mental disorders that can divide one’s mind would be Alzheimer’s, being bipolar, and Tourette’s syndrome. Drugs can also divide one’s mind through consciousness,…

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    Should pro athletes be drug tested? Many athletes are drug tested each year, If they decide not to do drugs and pass or they decide to do them and fail is all up to the athlete. Almost every athletic team or company drug tests. It is a big part in sports behind the scenes. You hear on the news about how a big time athlete is under questioning about a drug scandal they were involved in or knew about. Many people involved in drug scandals have tarnished their careers and…

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    service announcement. Today we are going to be talking about the health risk of drug use, precisely about the drug crystal meth. It is a drug that is flooding America and leaving people addicted, homeless, and killing people by the thousands. There are many dangers of doing this drug because it is homemade with household chemicals. It is very important to understand that today’s youth is very easily able to access these hard drugs. Not only this but there could be a very dangerous chemical…

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    The following are realistic scenarios in which you may be offered alcohol, tobacco, or drugs. Read through and find the ones that are most realistic to your life. Add them to your final project and follow the directions there. You’re at a party with your best friend and she asks you if you want to try a beer. You’re walking home from school when you see a classmate smoking a cigarette. He tries to make you smoke so he won’t get in trouble You’re playing outside when you see your uncle smoking…

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    The U.S. has done quite a lot to stop drug cartels in Latin America. Since the 1970s, the U.S. spent one trillion dollars or more, trying their best to dismantle drug cartels. U.S. troops, pilots, and ships have been constantly deployed to track down drug smugglers. The U.S. has not only trained their units, but militaries and law enforcement agents in Latin American countries as well. The Fourth Fleet is in the Caribbean, the Marines in Guatemala, and the National Guard in Honduras. The U.S.…

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    In the article “Are Teenages Replacing Drugs With Smartphones” Matt Richtel explains that there is a correlation between the decrease in drug use simply because of the increase in phone use. Throughout the article, Richtel introduces many opinions of experts and scientists on why they think drug use is declining. He starts with Dr. Volkow, she describes “interactive media as an alternative reinforcer to drugs, adding that teens can get literally high when playing these games” There are many…

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    Random drug testing was first used by the United States military to help stop the heroin epidemic, during the Vietnam War. Many public schools have been struggling with the problem of their students abusing drugs. Many schools are struggling to find a solution to the problem as well. Random drug testing is a practice that should be implemented in all public schools. Randomly testing students who are involved in extracurricular activities would allow teachers and other adults to help lead…

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    A Look At Brief History of Drug Testing Drug tests a big business. organizations offering lab testing, employees, and others are only a few min generate from a testing service. From organizations who use drug testing as a per-employment testing device to folks who want to keep an eye on the well-being of their young people, there are many categories that regularly use drug testing as a testing process. Since the mid-1980's, drug testing has become more and more widespread. Probably the group…

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