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    Walter White is one of the main characters in the TV series Breaking Bad. In the first season, the character of Walter White undergoes a tremendous transformation. In general, the first season is about discovering how close Walter White can get to “Breaking Bad”. This growth and development of his character are critical because the life he embarks on is one that demands that he adapts to new traits to prosper and most importantly, to survive. For example, for the transformed from a poor chemistry teacher to Heisenberg, a legend making the best finest crystal meth to take place, Walter has to become a new man. The transformation starts when Walter learns of his terminal cancer and embarks on a journey to secure the economic future of his family in his absence, but as time goes by, he starts enjoying his status and fully transforms into the man he would have hated. The following character analysis shows the transformation of Walter White from a timid and uncomplicated chemistry teacher to the man Heisenberg himself, who starts enjoying his new laurels and is happy and comfortable with his new status. In the beginning, Walter comes out as a character that is foresighted and selfless. When Walter White started his journey to the drug world by cooking meth, he wanted to save some money for his family. His motivation was pure if not altogether noble. When he was chemistry teacher, he did not have expanded ambitions because he could count on his health. However, when he is…

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    Taylor Walker Dr. Lu Human Communications 12:30pm October 31 2016 Chrystal Meth Through Crystal Glass Crystal Methamphetamine is an illegal drug that is gradually taking over today’s society, causing a false sense of happiness that rolls out a rapid domino effect potentially depriving the consumer of their concept of tomorrow. Commonly known as meth, crank, chalk, glass or ice, this drug is typically consumed by snorting, smoking or injection. Doing so can cause those involved to run…

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    ADHD Stereotypes

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    commonly prescribed stimulants for ADHD. Non- prescription drugs such as caffeine or ephedrine are also commonly used by those looking to enhance focus and attention span. All of these drugs work, through various mechanisms and to varying degrees of efficacy, to elevate levels of dopamine and norepinephrine in the brain. Adderall, a combination of levoamphetamine and dextroamphetamine, works by binding to monoamine transporters and reversing their direction of action, causing stored monoamines…

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    Meth Essay

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    Methamphetamine- History and Global Policy Amphetamine drugs are the second mostly used drugs in the world (Gunter, 2007). Amphetamine was first made in Germany in 1887 and was initially used to treat asthma and colds. In 1919, a Japanese, Nagayoshi Nagai made Methamphetamine (Meth) from ephedrine. During the first world war, to keep pilots awake in Germany, USA, Japan and Britannia, they were given methamphetamine. In the 1950s, meth was largely abused by students, athletes, and drivers as an…

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    frequent urge to urinate, and lower back or side pain. From the perspective psychological side effects of this drug is typically either hallucinations, abnormal behavior, or confusion. On the other hand, side effects of methamphetamine include: blurred vision, chest discomfort or pain, dark-colored urine, difficulty breathing, dizziness, faintness, false or unusual sense of wellbeing, fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse, fever, and headache.These are also typical side effects for the…

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    Lsd Pros And Cons

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    amphetamines. The traditional customer base was fed by biker networks and the growing youth market by local producers/suppliers, and conflicts over market share were quite limited. Violence was more common by methamphetamine users than by traffickers.( Friman, H) As America started to crack down on the materials needed to make the drug it made it harder for local and smaller production to continue so Mexican cartels started exporting it. The US precursor regulations focused on the two chemicals…

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    prevention of misuse, the drug was only given through prescription. However, the upper was in high demand, leading to the creation of clandestine labs, secret dealings, and the meth epidemic. Similarly, to the series Breaking Bad, the production of meth had to be synthesized in a lab covertly. These clandestine labs, blooming in the West Coast of the US, would distribute the drugs outward to supply the demand for the stimulant. The drug could be synthesized from the ephedrine; after the US…

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    Sport Doping Essay

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    Armstrong’s argument for why he had doped was that everyone else was cheating and doping therefore he had to do the same in order to win, in fact he is referred to as ‘ the best of the cheats.’ Author Chris Cooper gives a perfect example of Armstrong’s argument when he mentions ‘the 1988 Men’s Olympic one hundred meter final where it was proven that six out of the eight finalists had tested positively for illegal drugs, such as anabolic steroids and ephedrine and pseudo ephedrine.’ This race…

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    Clenbuterol Essay

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    various smooth muscles, and including the mucous membranes, and inhibit the smooth muscles of the bronchial tree. Such uses of Clenbuterol are applied in the field of asthma or other breathing disorder treatments. Clenbuterol is specifically categorized as a lypolitic, which is a fat burning agent. In effect, what Clenbuterol does is to mobilize the free fat cells from the adipose tissues, and convert them into energy. Apart from this it stimulates the glycogenolysis process of the breakdown of…

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    Forskolin

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    Forskolin is the name given to a compound extracted from the Indian Coleus plant found in areas of India, Burma and Thailand. This Asian wonder herb has become a popular substitute to ephedra based diets and drugs. The herbal properties of the compound have rendered the compound safer than highly potent ephedrine products. However, there is a lot of research that is underway regarding the complete usefulness of the compound, its possible side-effects and consequential safety. This medicine is in…

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