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    Canada 's history for drug laws and discrimination against certain groups of people, however it is still evident in the current drug laws today aswell (p.339-41). Although women are not usually violent drug offenders, or leading criminals, they have become disproportionately impacted by the war on drugs. Drug trafficking offences often overlook the quantities of drugs involved in the case, although mandatory minimum sentences are still assigned (Slater, 2013). Strict guidelines to sentencing often restrict a judge 's ' ruling, therefore factors that may lower the sentencing are dismissed. Consequently, many women associated with criminal…

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    Drug Trafficking In Peru

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    should support The Peruvian government because If They have the capability to shoot down airplanes the less the drug smuggling airplanes will try to transport drugs into the United states of America. Currently in Peru they one of the highest drug trafficking ports in all of the world, where do the drugs go? History of Peru Well they are mainly transported by small plane into the US virgin islands, Puerto Rico and finally Florida. Drug related deaths here in the united states have gone from…

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    In “My Father the Drug Dealer” Tony Dokoupil writes about life with a father who was a drug dealer. In the article Tony talks about how life was and how it impacted him in both a positive and negative way. In the article Tony Dokoupil writes that his father’s implosion was too complete for him to really fear becoming him. Tony continues on and says he has a great life with a wife and kid on the way and a job he enjoys. That is why it is hard for him to imagine detouring into a life of drugs and…

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    there is debate if marijuana should be legalized in Canada. Marijuana is grown from the cannabis plant which is currently classified as an illegal substance in Canada and many other countries around the world. Marijuana usage has become a known part of society, and people will continue to crave the substance if it becomes legalized or not. Marijuana has both negative and positive outlooks for the future. The drug is known to be used for medical therapies as well as being a gateway drug for…

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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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    Literature Review What is marijuana? It is a, “dried leaves, flowers, stems, and seeds from the hemp plant, Cannabis sativa,” (“Marijuana”, 2016). Nothing that is good or your body and in Colorado alone, marijuana related hospital visits increased by a 154 percent from 2006 to 2014 (“Unpacking pot”, 2016). The fact is that drugs, not just marijuana, are a big part of not just Americans lives, but everyone around the world. It is getting out of control for the government and police departments…

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    President Clinton comes into office with a new approach to the War on drugs. Unlike his predecessors, he as actually tried illegal drugs, just marijuana, and grew up with the antiwar protests. Clinton’s view on the drug is that it was a disease that can be treated and spend millions of dollars into funding treatment centers. One of his failures is that went he signed the North Atlantic deal with Canada and Mexico, it made it hard for the DEA agents to find drugs in the products. The deal…

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    America. This is not the only prohibition that has taken or is taking place in America, there is also the anti-drug prohibition that is still a problem to this day. The use of prohibition is not only unconstitutional, but is a failed means of substance control, wastes money, and actually increases usage of the banned substance and organized crime. The damage done to the Economy with prohibition is made clear in the following quote. This is a quote from an article by the American Civil…

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    Dangers Of Cocaine

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    name of Albert Niemann isolated the active ingredient (an alkaloid) from the coca plant and created the drug known as cocaine. It wasn’t until the 1880s that cocaine began to be used in the medical community. Famous psychologist, Sigmund Freud was the first to promote cocaine as a cure to depression and sexual impotence. Freud regularly used the drug and even published an article titled “Über Coca” which promoted cocaine as the “magical…

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    powder to make it more volatile. Crack was in small batches in 1981. The police was clueless about the substance cause the of its rock figure. A lot of people do crack because stimulates a key pleasure centers within the brain. Crack is a very dangerous drug just like any other drug it can come very addictive and a lot of famous people have died for having…

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