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    U.S. Policy makers dominate the “War on Drugs” for them to arrest ordinary citizenship for their illegal drug substance usage. In the year of 1971, Richard Nixon, the former U.S. President, declared the war on drugs against America society who refused to comply with the law by using it. The purpose is to make waves of arrests of the general population. The budget to fund the federal war is in the trillions of dollars, which covers expenses of weaponry and enforcements so they can maintain full power control against common people who use drugs. The law is present to protect citizens from harming themselves and helping drug users to resist the drugs, but the abuse of power control, by making profits from it, has collapsed the meaning of “War…

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    The War On Drugs Analysis

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    back, the first laws pertaining to the illegalization of drugs started on a state and local level rather than federal. Anti-drug laws have been established in the United States with the earliest one dating back to an ordinance passed by San Francisco in 1875 against the use of opium dens (Fisher, 2014). Over the past 40 years, The War on Drugs is a phrase commonly associated with the United States government effort to eradicate the use and distribution of drugs by means of legislation and law…

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    Ruination Marijuana: an illicit drug that has seen a spike in favor of its legalization for both recreational and medical usage in recent years. Significant enough that 8 states and even our capital, Washington, D.C., have made it possible to obtain this substance through legal means and that number will rise (“Marijuana Laws 2016 Map”). If nothing is done about this growing problem, legalization is inevitable. Marijuana is known as a gateway drug: a drug that can lead to a person using other…

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    The fight to control illegal immigration, trafficking, and terrorism is a continual effort of the United States and others as they consider human rights and a law enforcement approach to control the borders. In 2014, US Customs and Border Protection ran an ad called “Dangers Campaign” in South America as a mass outreach to warn people of the dangers of migration (Kaneti & Assis, 2016, p. 296). This low-cost approach pales in comparison to the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) overall…

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    Introduction PEDs are performance enhancing drugs used by athletes to help them build muscle and perform outstandingly. “Anabolic steroids, when combined with vigorous physical training, do enhance athletic performance by making users bigger, stronger, and faster-while also speeding up their recovery time after strenuous exercise” (Mitten, 2008, p.61). Athletes feel that they have to use performance-enhancing drugs to be able to compete with the athletes that already use them because of the…

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    sell or buy drugs, the involvement with drugs is not a victimless crime. Many believe that the use of drugs does not affect the people around them because the individual may be using drugs within a closed environment and is not causing any harm to anyone else, but themselves. This is true to an extent, at the moment of doing drugs the individual possibly is not harming anyone but themselves, but eventually the individual will come into contact with other people such as friends or family,…

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    involved with, or caused by, non-medical drugs and to treat the underlying personal or societal issues. These goal are supported by various ethical, moral, and philosophical opinions that are both personal and main stream progressive policy endeavors. Beginning from a humanist ethical ideological standpoint, the main goal of policy should be in respecting and helping others as a whole who deal from the various effects of drug abuse (something else here). Communities, municipal and federal…

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    Nixon declared a war on drugs. Today “an estimated 24.6 million Americans aged 12 or older—9.4 percent of the population—had used an illicit drug in the past month.” It has been slightly over 40 years since the war on drugs began and yet the country still finds itself in the midst of a drug epidemic. “An estimated 22.7 million Americans (8.6 percent) needed treatment for a problem related to drugs [...] but only about 2.5 million people (0.9 percent) received treatment at a specialty facility.”…

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    The three branches of the federal government (Executive, Legislative, and Judicial) are together to control drug use in the United States. Because drug use affects everyone in our society, the government stepped in to regulate usage and distribution of soft drugs like marijuana and hard drugs like heroin, along with prescription drug use. We can ask ourselves if it is really working. The President and his Administration are working through the office of National Drug Policy in an Attempt to…

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    Athletes in high school have easy access to a range of drugs from their peers and classmates who might be encouraging the engagement of drug use. The opportunities to take any kinds of drugs are prime throughout a student’s high school career that influence the student’s self-control. By participating in drug use, a student becomes more susceptible to committing crimes, potentially putting their life in danger. While under the influence of drugs, student athletes are at risk of making impulsive…

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