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Essays for Social Issues: Drugs

  1. Functions of Political Parties
    It is my understanding that the Libertarian, Neo Liberal, the compassionate Conservative and the Progressive share one thing in common even though it may see that way. All...
  2. Theory
    Prayer in Public Schools: Should It Be Constitutional The courts have ruled against prayer in school. Many agree with decision; yet many disagree including...
  3. Declaration of Dependence by the "So-Called" Independent
    Michelle Jocson English 114.34 Erpelo Essay # 4 November 18, 2003 Final Draft Declaration of Dependence by the "So-called" Independent People are taught...
  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. Teens and Domestic Violence
    There are many social problems that teenagers go threw. I think the two most recognized problems are Teenage Drinking and Driving, and Teen Suicide. These two social...
  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Bill Gates Essay
    On February 26th, Bill Gates gave a speech to governors, policy makers, and business leaders from across the nation to discuss the problems with education. During that...
  11. 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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  12. The Importance of Sexual Education
    Title X is a Federal program designed to issue contraceptives and health awareness to anyone in need and puts low income persons ahead of the list. Title X clinics are...
  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. Teen Sexuality
    In the trials and tribulations of the awkward teen years, one thing that may be of high apprehension is sex. Though it is an extremely personal and touchy issue upon families...
  16. Catcher in the Rye - Boys Will Be Boys
    Holden Caulfield, portrayed in the J.D. Salinger novel Catcher in the Rye as an adolescent struggling to find his own identity, possesses many characteristics that easily...
  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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