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Essays for Social Issues: Drugs

  1. Marijuana
    Marijuana for the Greater Good? Dominic Hogan Intro to Ethics and Social Responsibility Tim Carter June 11, 2012 Young teens are exposed to cigarettes from an...
  2. Teenage Pregnancy
    English homework – speech In today’s society teens are faced with many pressures. The effect of these pressures put on them, is the inability to make right decisions...
  3. Teen Pregnancy
    Teen pregnancy remains a major issue in American society but there are steps that can help teens take responsibility in relation to their sexual activity and prevent teen...
  4. Should Marijuana Be Legalized for Aids Use?
    Fifteen years ago the word AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) was barely used in the United States. Today, it's on the cover of every newspaper, and parents and kids discuss it regularly in the household. It is no longer considered someone...
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  5. Social Injustice
    Social Injustice Racial disparity in the Child Welfare system Londone Williams Justice 497 03/29/2012   As citizens of the United States, we are all entitled...
  6. Gang Violence
    Page 1 The effects of Gang Violence Gangs have been around since the beginning of time. Humans have always banded together for mutual protection and support - and...
  7. Street Children
    Po-on, Kristine C. M1B STREET CHILDREN We all know that many family can’t support their children. After they gave birth to their child, they are just leaving their...
  8. Steroid Scandel
    When Anabolic steroids were first developed they were thought by doctors to be the miracle drug with the ability to build new body tissue made them superb medication for patients. The 1st widespred application came at the end of world war ll, when...
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  9. Student
    Pregnancy statistics show a link between teenage pregnancy and religion. Despite the fact that many religions encourage abstinence and saying no to premarital sex among teens...
  10. Substance Abuse and Chemical Dependency
    Substance abuse is the improper use of chemicals that can alter the way one’s mind and body functions (TCC). In most cases, these chemicals would be referred to as a drug. Substance abuse can and may lead to chemical dependency or addiction...
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  11. Teens and Drug Use
    There is no simple answer to why a teen might begin using drugs or alcohol. Many times, it is a combination of several things. They may turn to drugs to escape stress or loneliness or to overcome shyness in social situations. They may want to be...
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  12. Teenage Pregnancy
    Teen pregnancy is life changing. While most teen pregnancies are unplanned, even a planned pregnancy has risks and potential complications. While teen pregnancy rates have...
  13. The Affects of Illage Chemical on the Human Body
    Marijuana is a popular, and illegal, drug. Its largest consumers are young adults. <br /> Marijuana is smoked in a pipe, bong, or rolled in a joint. Thirty-seven percent of people <br /> between ages 12-17 have tried marijuana. Marijuana gives...
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  14. The Dangerous Path of the Alcohol
    Drinking alcohol, in excess, can cause severe damage in our internal organs. However, if we learn how our body metabolizes alcohol, we can prevent illness caused by alcohol abuse. The alcohol in beverages that we drink, contain ethyl alcohol...
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  15. The Debate over Legalization of Marijuana
    Pro marijuana legalization groups such as the Physician's Association for AIDS Care, National Lymphoma Foundation argue that marijuana should be legalized in order to treat terminally ill patients. Among them are AIDS victims who find that marijuana...
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  16. The Long Term Effects of Marijuana
    Marijuana is a drug that divides people. Some people claim it as the wonder drug of the '90s, capable of relieving the symptoms of many serious illnesses. Others curse the day the cannabis plant was ever discovered. From pain relief to stimulating...
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  17. Weight of Marijuana and Criminal and Tax Law
    Conclusive research has shown that wet (uncured) marijuana is not psychoactive. Before drying, decarboxylation of inactive THCA acid into THC has not yet occurred. During the curing (drying) process, the COOH bonded to the THC is released. The...
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