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Legalization of Recreational Drugs


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There are many debates regarding the use of "œrecreational" drugs, and the legalization of their use. What defines recreational? Motivational factors are the driving force behind any form of drug use, be it recreational, occasional or social. The Institute for the Study of Drug Dependence (ISDD) has determined that the term &q...

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Drug Class


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The second type of drug use would be recreational. Recreational drug users are usually looking for fun. ... Weekends, days off, vacation, these are the time recreational users do drugs. ... A full-blown drug addict might use the same drugs as the recreational user as well as narcotics. ... Drug addiction is a process. ...

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Drug Abuse


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Drug Abuse There are serious drug problems in the world today. ... Today the use of marijuana by teens is becoming out of control. ... Drinking to them is considered recreational. ... Although very disgusting, some students need to consume alcohol before or during school due to Underwood 2 addictions. ... ...

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Legalizing marijuana


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Cannabis sativa, most commonly known as marijuana, has been used for recreational and medical purposes for thousands of years. Many have smoked marijuana to experience the drug"s psychedelic effects, while others use the drug to treat various illnesses and pain. ... The legalization of this drug for medical purposes can only lead to future drug addiction...

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Drug & Alcohol Abuse


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Abstract Alcohol and Drug abuse are discussed, the kinds of drugs, reasons for the addiction. I will define the addiction to drugs, and alcohol. ... An addiction is a compulsive need for a particular substance or activity. ... Crack use can result in severe physical dependence after only one or two uses. ... A 1986 National Institute of...

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Drug Decriminilization


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Furthermore, once the users have been imprisoned they do not receive the tools or treatment needed to overcome drug addiction, and they come out of prison worse off. ... The widespread use of these drugs led to mass addiction, and the U.S. responded by passing the Opium Exclusion Act (1904), which banned the importation of opium for smoki...

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Drugs


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Over the past fifty years, prohibition has been proven to actually increase crime and drug use instead of its intended purpose, which was to extinguish the use of illicit drugs in the United States. ... Policy History Drugs have been in this country since the beginning of time in some shape or form, which was used for personal and medicinal use&#...

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Drugs


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The fact of the matter is that the use of these afore-mentioned drugs has reached an all time high in this country. ... While America was being colonized, the gripping effects of opium use were spreading over Europe where consumption of the drug became a popular recreational pastime. ... Addiction in the "œOld West" was rampant, as the&#...

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drug legal?


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It seems that no matter how hard we make the repercussions there are always people willing to take the risk to enjoy drugs in a recreational manner. ... This is not the first time we have battled with the recreational use of a substance. ... "œLegalization will drastically increase drug use. ... Addicts who tend to stop, not by choic...

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Effects of Drug Dependence Especially When Driving


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People have taken psychoactive drugs for religious and recreational purposes for hundreds of years. ... Also, syringes enabled people to inject these drugs, making their effects more powerful and the risk of addiction more serious. ... Even occasional use of marijuana affects cognitive development and short-term memory. ... Heroin use initially results in nausea&#...

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Drug Abuse and Schizophrenia


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This paper will discuss the relationship between two commonly abused recreational drugs and schizophrenia. Cocaine and marijuana are two of the most commonly used drugs in the country, and have very different effects on brain function. ... This correlation is likely to do the use of drugs whose use is linked with marijuana use, amphetamines...

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Marijuana


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A Schedule 1 drug, to law enforcement, is any illegal substance, which is used only for recreation. ... The negative socioeconomic effects of a drug and its use in a population do not simply disappear if the drug is legalized. ... There are, however, recent studies that show that the effects of long-term marijuana use on the brain&...

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Marijuana


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A Schedule 1 drug, to law enforcement, is any illegal substance, which is used only for recreation. ... The negative socioeconomic effects of a drug and its use in a population do not simply disappear if the drug is legalized. ... There are, however, recent studies that show that the effects of long-term marijuana use on the brain&...

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Are Drugs Bad?


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Their addiction becomes their excuse to give up all responsibilities. ... Addiction cases are small in comparison to that of responsible users. ... Drugs are used most legally in medicine. ... There are many people that feel this is an injustice and that MDMA has a place in religion, medicinal uses (first developed and used in psychotherapy), and sho...

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Drugs


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Addiction has crossed the line from being defined as a physical dependency on drugs to include such classifications as religious addiction, shopping addiction, food addiction, work addiction, television addiction, and love addiction. ... Since addiction is believed to be a social problem then an attempt at cutting off the source of addiction, drugs in this&#...

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Sports And Drugs


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The use and addiction of drugs can happen to anyone. ... Even people who are in great physical and mental shape are not safe from drug addiction (Peck 14-15). ... There are two main illegal drugs that are used among athletes. ... Both of these drugs are used at recreational levels to boost the performance of the athlete (Freeman 1)&...

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Heroin: The Lifelong Addiction Reminder


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It is commonly used as a recreational drug for the intense euphoria it induces. ... This is where the vicious cycle starts, the addict "œlives to use and uses to live... " Obtaining their drug is the most important thing in addict"s mind and life. ... Bayer named the substance "œheroin", derived from the word heroisch, ...

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Drug policy


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Our government is protecting the monopoly of the black market by prohibiting the use of non-prescription drugs. ... The drug money earned by the selling of Poppy seeds grown in Afghanistan, for example, was then used to finance acts of terrorism against the United States. ... The drugs would be regulated by the government in terms of quality and then...

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Ethics of drug use


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What government agency has enough erudition to say that a person can not deem themselves capable of making a decision to partake in recreational drug use at any given time. ... Alcohol, with it"s depressive qualities, causes car accidents, violence, and addiction even though it is deemed legal by the state. ... As far as recreational drug...

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war on crime


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According to the 1998 National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse survey, teen marijuana use is up almost 300 percent since 1992. ... But as stated in The Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Prison, "œ[T]he United States has an enormous drug abuse and addiction problem; however, the attempts to cure it are worse than the disease i...

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Drug Culture In History


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The drug culture as it is known today incorporates countless numbers of drugs as well as their uses and cultural meanings. ... David Courtwright has summarized drug use throughout world history in his book, Forces of Habit. ... Morphine has always been used mostly for therapeutic purposes, but recreational use has been common, even today. ... An even mor...

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Legalize It


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America's "War on Drugs" which make the recreational use of marijuana illegal is not working. ... American drug laws are not currently working marijuana is still a widely used drug. ... The reduction in the price will lead to little, if any, growth in drug addiction, due to the loss of demand. ... Marijuana does not cause people ...

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Teens and Drugs


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The American experience with drugs at the end of the 19th century demonstrated the serious problems that can be caused by the general use of a wide range of legally available drugs. ... Prohibition was the result of nonpartisan public outcry over the negative effects of unrestricted drug use. ... Whether Americans choose to avoid recreational drugs in the first&...

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Teens And Drugs


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The American experience with drugs at the end of the 19th century demonstrated the serious problems that can be caused by the general use of a wide range of legally available drugs. ... Prohibition was the result of nonpartisan public outcry over the negative effects of unrestricted drug use. ... Whether Americans choose to avoid recreational drugs in the first&...

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pros of Marijuana


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"œMarijuana is the third most popular recreational drug in America (behind only alcohol and tobacco), and has been used by nearly 80 million Americans. ... It"s this drug that helps them pass the time, day after day. ... Our own culture used cannabis up to 60 years ago. ... President Jimmy Carter once said "œpenalties against drug...

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