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  • Ecstasy Research Paper

    It is a designer drug (a drug created by altering the chemical makeup of one or more existing drugs)” Designer Drugs: MDMA (Ecstasy) | Health Promotion and Prevention Services | Colonial Health Center | Division of Student Affairs | The George Washington University. (n.d.). Retrieved November 10, 2016, from https://prevention.gwu.edu/designer-drugs-mdma-ecstacy. Ecstasy tablets contain not only MDMA but also a number of other drugs or drug combinations that can be harmful, such as: methamphetamine, ketamine, cocaine, the over-the-counter cough suppressant dextromethorphan (DXM), the diet drug ephedrine, and caffeine (www.dea.gov/druginfo/drug_data_sheets/Ecstacy). Ecstasy is found in several different labeling, shapes and colors. “MDMA is typically prepared in very professional-looking tablets stamped with a wide variety of symbols according to the whim or imagination of the maker” (Kalant, H. 2001). The pharmacology and toxicology of “ecstasy” (MDMA) and related drugs. CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal, 165(7), 917–928). Imagination of the makers also created an imagination of the user. MDMA refers to ecstasy in its purest form, but ecstasy is also known by several…

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  • Pros And Cons Of The Rave Act

    Just or Unjust Liability: The RAVE Act Drug policy has always been a controversial issue in the United States of America, and recently the government’s focus has been on “club drugs” such as ecstasy or MDMA. Club drugs are often associated with raves, electronic music festivals, and nightclubs. The government enacted an unusual form of drug policy in 2003. The federal government has decided that the owners and or promoters of the rave community are liable for the illegal actions of their…

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  • MDMA Research Paper

    Introduction 3, 4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine is more commonly known as MDMA or its street names Ecstasy or “Molly.” In 1912, it was initially developed as an appetite suppressant and used in the 1960s for psychotherapy medication (CJASN). The drug transitioned into being used recreationally for parties and music festivals that caused feelings of euphoria, heightened emotions, and amplified energy. The drug was banned in 1985 when people became concerned about its safeness. Most of the…

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  • Stop The War On Drugs

    Grayson Perry Ms. Spain English IV Rough Draft The war on drugs The U.S is questioning if they should continue the war on drugs. Drugs are harmful to people, but they are very hard, almost impossible to get off the streets in not only the US, but other countries as well. It is important that the United States is spending money and time on drugs because drugs are too harmful and deadly. Its very important for the health and well being of our country that drugs get off of the street, soon. Some…

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  • The Meth Epidemic Analysis

    While American society is used to seeing government efforts against marijuana and cocaine, they may be neglecting an important fight against the most addictive illegal drug in the United States- methamphetamine or meth. Director Mitch Wilson and writer and producer Carl Byker’s 2006 documentary, The Meth Epidemic, highlights the specific issues of the destructiveness of meth on users, their families, and their communities, Oregon’s approach to its meth problem, and the struggle of law…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Synthetic Marijuana

    Is Synthetic Marijuana bad for you? The whole premise for making our communities safer by discouraging the use of illicit, and in some cases licit drugs, and prosecuting their use was a plot of ingenuity. John Ehrlichman, trusted confidant, and counsel under President Nixon, parlayed this sentiment to a tee (Sharp, 1994). The subsequent conception of propaganda campaigns attempted to discourage its use. Furthermore, the establishment of acts such as, the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1986, along…

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  • Crystal Meth In Hawaii

    “Here is the solution to the American drug problem suggested a couple years back by the wife of our President: Just say no” (Kurt Vonnegut, Bluebeard). Crystal meth users in Hawaii is not a recent problem. It started in the late 1970s, but since then, the number of people smoking “ice” has steadily increased. In 2002, more than 2,730 people sought treatment for their crystal meth addiction (“Drug Epidemic”). Social workers have predicted that if crystal meth use keeps on increasing at the…

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  • Research Paper On Meth Through Crystal Glass

    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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  • Drugged Society: Flashback To 1970

    Drugged Society Flashback to 1970. Imagine flared pants, silky tops, and afros accompanied with the faint smoke of marijuana. Fast forward to 2015: short skirts, high heels, and frat boys smoking a joint. The popular opinion of drugs today has been that they have progressively gotten worse, when in reality there has not been a considerable change at all. The amount of drug use and abuse has fluctuated between the 1960s and current years, yet stayed consistent as they have always been a part of…

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  • Immorality Of Legalizing Recreational Drugs

    The Immorality of Legalizing Recreational Drugs Recreational drugs are drugs with psychoactive (mind-altering) effects that are taken mainly for the “high” rather than for a legitimate medical purpose. Recreational drugs are commonly split up into four categories: 1. Hallucinogenic drugs (drugs that distort a person’s perceived reality) 2. Depressants (inhibits function of central nervous system) 3. Stimulants (speeds up functions of the central nervous system). The use of recreational drugs has…

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