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    Drug Abuse In Go Ask Alice

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    Teenagers have felt the pressure of drugs and the need for social acceptance for decades. Many choose to cope by internalizing their emotions or acting out. In the 1970s, one young teenager, who remains anonymous but is referred to as Alice, decided to document her personal descent into drug addiction in a diary entitled Go Ask Alice. While there is some debate on the authenticity of the story, the powerful message of the dangers of drug abuse remains relevant. For over forty years, this book…

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    Drug Testing Equality

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    It is fair to say that anyone would agree that equality is a large component of our national psyche. As a nation we make it a top priority to make sure that all students have equal opportunity. Forcing a certain group of students to submit to a violating procedure like drug tests does not provide equal opportunity. Surprisingly enough, this is the opening that proponents of drug testing use to inject their arguments. They argue that drug tests do not limit basic equality, and instead, simply…

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    Charles Stimson’s essay "Legalizing Marijuana: Why Citizens Should Just Say No” presents the negative effects of marijuana legalization while Maria Navarro’s essay “Decriminalizing Marijuana Usage" provides evidence in support of decriminalizing marijuana. Both essays contain many types of evidence to support each of the author 's opinions on the subject of legalizing marijuana but Navarro not addressing the effects of marijuana usage on the health or intellectual performance of marijuana users…

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    Dare Hero Research Paper

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    on what the effects of drugs would be. Now, I am very educated on what the effects of drugs are. Drugs can cause memory loss, weaken your senses, and even death. To me don’t be a zero be a DARE hero, means to never take take drugs and by doing that you are being a hero because you have saved yourself from so much damage. If you are asked to take drugs, follow these steps: define, assess, respond, and lastly evaluate. In DARE, we talked and learned about a lot of drugs. The first two are…

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    support in the early 1930’s, and in 1933 the 21st Amendment was passed and annulled national prohibition. Some say…

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    Stimulants Research Paper

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    The performance enhancing drug I chose to research were stimulants. Stimulants can be categorized as psychoactive drugs. Stimulants basically provide a temporary improvements in one’s mental or physical actions. There are numerous drugs that are considered to be stimulants. A few of them are fencamfamin, adrenaline, heptaminol, and sibutramine. Stimulants can be taken many ways including orally, inhalation, intranasal, or injected directly into the muscle. Stimulants typically work by increasing…

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    In the "Case of Legalization of Drugs" by Marion Defeis, it is argued that the present (as of 1995) drug policy and drug war have failed. The drug law at the time was causing an imbalance in the prison population. Most of the people imprisoned for drug-related crime are ethnic minorities. Drugs, marked money, and tooling tools were planted to arrest. Defeis knew the problem and unfairness of drug war as pastor of Leica Island. Defeis will look at the current state of war, clarify all the…

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    sophomore year, when his dangerous drug habits that would eventually take his life got him expelled from school. From that point on, Kyle fell in and out of prison, rehab, reform school, back to prison, and again in rehab. Beaten up and tossed around, quietly waiting for the inevitable final blow. I wondered, “why heroin- of all drugs?”…

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    on opioids (CDC, 2016). Prescription drug abuse is a rising epidemic in the United States as there has been a 200% increase in the amount of deaths involving opioids from 2000-2014 (CDC, 2016). One of the main concerns for this increase is that these drugs are not being illegally purchased and distributed, but are being legally prescribed to patients by doctors. The question that many ask is, "How can prescription drug abuse be decreased if most of these drugs are being obtained legally?" An…

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    “Performance-Enhancing Drugs Should Be Legalized” by Stephen Wang. The article focuses on the idea that performance-enhancing drugs being legalized would be beneficial for the world of sport. There are conflicts with regulating drugs because of design. There are perspectives on how doping may be medically supervised. There is the exploration of doping to win is a necessity. It would be a difficult task to catch dopers. A main concern for legalizing performance-enhancing drugs is to figure out…

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