Drugs Essay Examples

  • Drugs Debate

    2947 words - 12 pages

    "Junk yields a basic formula of "evil" virus: *The Algebra of Need*. The face of "evil" is always the face of total need. A dope fiend is a man in total need of dope. Beyond a certain frequency need knows absolutely no limit or control. In the words of total need: "*Wouldn't you*?" Yes you would. You would lie, cheat, inform on your friends, steal, do *anything* to satisfy total need. Because you would be in a state of total sickness, total possession, and not in a position to act in any other way. Dope fiends are sick people who cannot act other than they do. A rabid dog cannot choo

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    Life Without Drugs

    1374 words - 6 pages

    Drugs and Teenagers Drug use is the increasing problem among teenagers in today’s high schools. Most drug use begins in the preteen and teenage years, these years most crucial in the maturation process. During these years adolescents are faced with difficult tasks of discovering their self identity, clarifying their sexual roles, assenting independence, learning to cope with authority and searching for goals that would give their lives meaning. Drugs are readily, adolescents are curious and venerable, and there is peer pressure to experiment, ad there us a temptation to escape from conflicts.

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    Drug Abuse

    364 words - 2 pages

    Introduction to my research paper For my research paper, I have decided to learn more about the effects of drugs and alcohol. First I would like to start off with the subject on drugs, the different types of drugs, and their effects on the body. Drugs are split into two categories. There are legal drugs such as, prescriptions, dietary supplements and over the counter medicines; which are drugs that are intended for maintaining good health or improving health. Then there is the illegal drugs which are prohibited, and do have very serious punishments if involved in using them or selling th

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    Drug Legalization

    503 words - 3 pages

    Drugs Should NOT Be Legalized I remember when I was in High School over fifteen students got suspended or arrested for drug related incidents. Students were charged with possession, selling, or caught using drugs. Many students often used to show up to class high waiting to get caught. Do to the fact that so many students were getting caught in our school, the senior class decided to have a pro drug rally in the cafeteria. Over three hundred students showed up to support the issue. They were basically trying to legalize Marijuana. The students did make strong positive statements about the

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    The Addictive Effects Of Prescription Painkillers

    1566 words - 7 pages

    The Addictive Effects of Prescription Painkillers The Addictive Effects of Prescription Painkillers Pain medication is being abused because many people are addicted and people have to be treated for addiction. Addiction to painkillers has become a big problem in the US among teenagers, the middle aged, and the elderly. There seems to be no age barrier when it comes to this addiction. There are many types of prescription painkillers. Painkillers are powerful drugs that interfere with the nervous system’s transmission of the electrical signals one perceives as pain. The most powerful presc

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    D A R E Essay

    353 words - 2 pages

    D.A.R.E stands for Drug Abuse Resistance Education. D.A.R.E is a good way to learn about drugs. Drugs are bad, and if you do them, you will ruin your whole life. Which brings me to another subject; if you have a dream and you do drugs, that dream will go poof. This means that it will be gone because you made a bad choice. In addition, some drugs can give you lung or mouth cancer. They can make you do crazy things. I will try to prevent people from doing drugs. I hate drugs. If I had one wish it would be that there were no more drugs. In D.A.R.E, drugs are not all we learned. We also

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    Pharmacy Contract Essay

    2791 words - 12 pages

    The New Pharmacy Contract represents a major change to the Community pharmacy sector for the last 50 years. Community pharmacists will be able to provide more services in the new contract, but there will be some de-regulation for application for new pharmacy contracts. There are three types of service in the new contract which are Essential and advanced services complying with national standards; and locally enhanced services. The essential service provides 8 services which includes Dispensing of medicines, Repeat Dispensing, Promotion of Health Lifestyles, Signposting, Support for Self c

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    Drug Addiction

    314 words - 2 pages

    The illegal or harmful use of drugs is a major threat to the world and to future generations. Drugs are substances that are becoming more common in our communities as each day goes by. The demand for drugs is also increasing daily. People need to act and play a part in the combating of drugs starting in their own homes. Every individual needs to be aware of the consequences of drug abuse and to help spread the word starting at young ages. All parts of local and world communities need to unite the strengths of professional expertise, generational wisdom, and individual commitment to combat the

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    Walgreens Financial Statement Analysts

    2232 words - 9 pages

    Executive Summary Walgreens offers an old-fashioned tonic for fiscal fitness: quality over quantity and homespun growth rather than growth through acquisitions. It works. While Walgreen has fewer stores than its closest rival CVS, it is #1 in the nation in sales. (Hoover's Inc, 2007) Walgreens operates about 6,000 stores in 49 states and Puerto Rico, and has three mail order facilities. Prescription drugs account for 65% of sales; the rest comes from general merchandise, over-the-counter medications, cosmetics, and groceries. Walgreen usually builds rather than buys stores, so it can pick

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    Prescription Drugs

    317 words - 2 pages

    Prescription drugs are becoming one of the most abused substances among teens today, but why? Teens believe a detrimental myth, that prescription medications can provide a safe high. In addition, prescription medications are more accessible to teens than illegal drugs. Prescription drug abuse among teens is a growing and serious problem that many parents are unaware of. Teens do not have to go to a drug dealer, or even leave the house to obtain prescription drugs. For some, they simply find them in their parents’ medicine cabinet, along with over-the-counter medications that are pot

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    How Drugs Affect The Body

    1268 words - 6 pages

    Do you ever wonder how drugs affect the body? Why are people that use drugs happy one second and then sad or angry the next? Are prescription drugs really any better for you than the drugs sold on the street? It is important to ask these types of questions in order for us to make choices that can help our bodies rather than harm them. In fact, if you take prescription drugs and have no questions or concerns about them then you probably need to make yourself more aware of your personal health. Although prescription drugs are legal-with the permission of a doctor-we should all be conscious of th

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    Drugs Teenager

    331 words - 2 pages

    Drug use is the increasing problem among teenagers in today's high schools. Most drug use begins in the preteen and teenage years, these years most crucial in the maturation process. During these years adolescents are faced with difficult tasks of discovering their self identity, clarifying their sexual roles, assenting independence, learning to cope with authority and searching for goals that would give their lives meaning. Drugs are readily, adolescents are curious and venerable, and there is peer pressure to experiment, ad there us a temptation to escape from conflicts. The use of drugs by

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    Teens Have Gotten Out Of Control

    419 words - 2 pages

    Drug use among children ages thirteen through twenty-one has gotten of hand. Friends, family, bullies, and dealers are some of the many causes of this epidemic. The availability of drugs have also contributed to this problem. Friends and peers are one of the main reasons kids use drugs today. Kids are being threatened by others with social status and are forced to give in. Everyone wants to fit in, so it is an automatic instinct to do what you must do to fit and stay in. They take the risk of their GPA

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    Drug Abuse In Sport And Exercise

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    Drug Abuse in Sport and Exercise The use of performance enhancing drugs is banned in sports. A sports person needs to keep himself vigorous, energetic, and full of vitality and endurance. To achieve all this, some sports persons resort to pills and injections as shortcuts to success, as they do not understand that good genes, scientific coaching, proper nutrition and dedication to the task are what ultimately bring them success. Based on the article, the author discussed about how some drugs are abused by some athletes for purposes of performance enhancement. When these issues over shad

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    Health And Social Issues Of Ecstasy And Other Drugs

    639 words - 3 pages

    What are the health and social issues of ecstasy and other drugs? Although people believe that drugs area way out of situations, they are not. If drugs were honestly a way out, then all people would be trying drugs to see if it works. Ecstasy nicknamed “the problem child” and “the club drug” is now becoming one of the most come drugs on the market other than marijuana. Because of the happy feelings that ecstasy is said to bring, it is also known as the "love drug" or the "hug drug." It encourages a sense of closeness that many teens and adults crave. But research now shows that the drug has

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    War On Drugs

    1102 words - 5 pages

    Wouldn’t it be great if the government could close the budget deficit while reducing crime rates? What could be the solution to making America safer? Believe it or not, the decriminalization of illegal drugs could do this and more. When drugs became outlawed, an illegal drug market was set up. There are many very dangerous drugs that are legal, such as alcohol and tobacco, while other drugs are not. As a result of making drugs illegal, much money is spent annually on drug law enforcement. Drug-related crime is a pressing issue that needs to be looked at seriously and decriminalization of drugs

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    Legalizing Drugs A Stance For Consideration

    1149 words - 5 pages

    Lind 1 Kara Lind Professor C. Spence Outline, Persuasive Speech October 13, 2008 Legalizing Drugs: A Stance for Consideration So far this year, about one and a half million people were arrested for Drug Law Offenses. Six hundred thousand were arrested for cannabis or marijuana law offences. Since December 31, 1995, the U.S. prison population has grown an average of 43,266 inmates per

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    Oman

    335 words - 2 pages

    Drugs and Teenagers Drug use is the increasing problem among teenagers in today’s high schools. Most drug use begins in the preteen and teenage years, these years most crucial in the maturation process. During these years adolescents are faced with difficult tasks of discovering their self identity, clarifying their sexual roles, assenting independence, learning to cope with authority and searching for goals that would give their lives meaning. Drugs are readily, adolescents are curious and venerable, and there is peer pressure to experiment, ad there us a temptation to escape from conflicts.

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    Drug Legalization

    1210 words - 5 pages

    The legalization of drugs has always been a topic for debate, whether it was during or for campaigns, high school assignments, college or universities in the United States. Because drugs affect people differently everyone has valid points to whether drugs should be legalized or remain illegal in the United States. There are drugs that are legal in some places in the world that remain illegal here in USA, even for medical purposes. But there are drugs that are legal everywhere in the world. The reason why some are illegal and some are legal depends on the government that runs them. Should the g

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    Roger S Five Factors

    715 words - 3 pages

    This reading discusses about Roger’s Five Factors. These factors give detailed information on how innovative products diffuse. Innovation adopters are categorized into different segments like Innovators, Early Adopters, Early Majority, Late Majority and Laggards. Rogers and his colleagues have found 5 factors that can explain the variance in the rate of product adoption. These five factors include Relative Advantage, Compatibility, Complexity, Trialablilty and Observability. Roger’s Five Factors have been of great help to marketers who have a difficult time in finding out why some products dif

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    Will Power Not Pill Power

    1036 words - 5 pages

    Will Power Not Pill Power Adderall is one of the most commonly abused medical drugs amongst college students. It is a drug used to help people with ADD, ADHD, and narcolepsy. Although it is mainly used to help people with these disorders, many college students take it to help them focus and “do better” on their exams. It is a drug abuse that has been occurring since drugs or “pills” have entered the pharmaceutical market, and it occurs under the radar of law officials. Students take these drugs to stimulate their brain so they can work well under pressure and focus on studying. Since

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    Satire On Drugs

    493 words - 2 pages

    In our society drugs and the people that are involved with drugs are a major issue. People who use drugs or sell drugs tend to do outrageous things to get the drugs or to make money off selling drugs. I believe that these type of people are endangering others in their lives, their community and even the world. I came up with a brilliant solution to stop their outrageous antics. I feel that the addiction of most drug attics will never stop. We will never get rid of drugs but, we can get rid of the people involved with drugs. All drug influenced people should be moved to

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    Pharmacy Essay

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    I am excited about my choice to enter pharmacy school. I have wanted to be a pharmacist for several years. As such, I have taken the appropriate steps in terms of curriculum and performance to enhance my progress toward my goal of entering this noble profession. The following discusses why I truly want to become a pharmacist. I was born and grew up in Albania during a time of economic collapse and social unrest. While Albania has made an impressive recovery, building a modern and diversified economy, it remains one of Europe's poorest nations. This environment exposed me to significant

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    Drugs

    303 words - 2 pages

    Drug abuse is rife in many countries. Billions of dollars are spent internationally preventing drug use, treating addicts, and fighting drug-related crime. Although drugs threaten many societies, their effects can also be combated successfully. This essay looks at some of the effects of drug use on society, and suggests some solutions to the problem. Paragraph 2 Topic Sentence Medical effects Medical Examples 1-2 Crime Crime Examples 1-2 Drug abuse causes multiple problems for countries and communities. The medical and psychological effects are very obvious. A

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    Teen Violence

    693 words - 3 pages

    There is a frightening thing called violence. (Vio-lence: n. physical force, pugnaciousness, pugnacity, aggression, fighting, savagery, brutality, cruelty, sadism, bloodshed, carnage) There is something more frightening then violence, it is putting one word in front of it. That word would be “Teen”, and together the words make “Teen Violence” and yet there is but one thing that is more frightening and or terrifying then “Violence” and “Teen Violence” and that would be what causes it. There are various things that cause “Teen Violence” and what actually makes it so terrifying is that most of th

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    Drug Abuse

    832 words - 4 pages

    Drug Abuse Types of Drugs & It's Side Effects About There is a variety of drugs in the world with blatant evidence of drugs being sold on the streets and on the black market. Of course there are also prescribed drugs that are beneficial to our health and is used solely to help our health problems. Nevertheless, these prescribed or even on the shelf drugs can be abused and be dangerous to our health. Do you know the risk you take when taking these drugs you buy on the streets?? All the damage it can cause to your body?? Type of Drugs & their Side Effects Alcohol Drinking large amounts

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    Drugs

    295 words - 2 pages

    Drug abuse is one of biggest problems in United States today. A drug is a chemical substance that has an impact on the balance of the brain, which affects how we feel and act towards life. Drugs that are abused can alter feelings, thoughts, and behavior. Many drugs can cause serious physical and mental damage to the chronic user. There are many factors that are involved that lead to drug abuse. People take drugs because of peer pressure, curiosity, or wanting to feel good. Drugs allow a person to escape problems for a period of time, frustrations, depression, and feeling of alienation. A pers

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    Spot Test Lab

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    Objective • The objective was to identify some OTC drugs with spot test. Material • OTC Drugs: Acetaminophen, Aspirin, Excedrin, Sodium Bicarbonate, and Alka-seltzer • Other Materials: Distilled Water, dil, HCl, Ferric Nitrate, Universal Indicator, Spot plates, beral pipet, Popsicle Stick, Toothpicks, Apron, Goggles, Gloves. Safety procedure • Must follow all the safety procedures and precautions. Procedures • In the horizontal row of the spot plate, place a small amount of OTC drugs in to each of the three depressions. Label them. Observe the color and texture. Add 5 dr

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    Qoutes

    498 words - 2 pages

    "See I think drugs have done some good things for us. If you don't think drugs have done good things for us then do me a favor. Go home tonight and take all of your records,tapes and all your CD's and burn them. Because, you know all those musicians who made all that great music that's enhanced your lives throughout the years? Rrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrreal fucking high on drugs, man." -Bill Hicks "Today a young man on acid realized that all matter is mearly energy condensed to a slow vibration, that we are all one consciousness experiencing itself subjectively, that there is no such thing

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    Drug Addiction

    877 words - 4 pages

    Do you know the staggering number whose lives are lost every day due to drug abuse? These and other questions will be answered throughout this paper. “The substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration recently released findings ob drug-related mortality from the 2003 Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) that provides a picture of deaths involving recent drug use and abuse in several states” Drug addiction is widely considered a pathological state. The disorder of addiction involves the progression of acute drug use to the development of drug-seeking behavior, the vulnerab

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    Prescription Drug Abuse Prescription Drugs Have Become More Of A Problem Than A Solution

    2511 words - 11 pages

    People often avoid addressing their problems, until their problems start to become so critical they can no longer be ignored. Like a small pang in your teeth, a problem ignored can grow into something so big, removal is the only option to relieve the issue. A cavity in our teeth may seem like a small thing, but ignored can lead to rotting gums and in some cases even death. Certain problems can also affect our lives this dramatically if ignored. Prevention and awareness are keys in avoiding a cavity in our lives. One of the major problems in the U.S. public today is prescription drug abuse

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    Recreational Drugs Should Be Legalised

    676 words - 3 pages

    Recreational drugs should be legalised. Why? Because if drugs were legalised we would remove many of the negative and destructive forces of the illegal drug trade and in doing so this would benefit the community economically and socially. The penalty for trading drugs is severe therefore the people involved have to be secretive and corrupt. In the process of getting drugs from the producer to the final user many people are adversely affected. Cocaine is illegally grown in Central America; entire countries like Columbia and El Salvador have collapsed because of these activities. If drugs were

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    Coolio

    259 words - 2 pages

    Drugs An issue of personal, local, and national concern that I would like to focus in this essay is drugs. There are many reasons why I find drugs to be an issue of great importance to me. First, drugs is a personal issue to me. For most of my life, I have been living in places where drugs have surrounded me. For the past ten years, I have been living in the Duncan Projects in Jersey City, where the temptation of selling, buying, or even using drugs seems to be growing every day. Every day I see older people and even young kids engaging in the act of buying, selling, and using drugs. I

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    Drugs Are Bad 4 U

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    These days, drugs can be found everywhere, and it may seem like everyone's doing them. Lots of people are tempted by the excitement or escape that drugs seem to offer. But learning the facts about drugs can help you see the risks of chasing this excitement or escape. Here's what you need to know. The Deal on Substances Thanks to medical and drug research, there are thousands of drugs that help people. Antibiotics and vaccines have revolutionized the treatment of infections. Medicines can lower blood pressure, treat diabetes, and reduce the body's rejection of new organs. Medicines can c

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    Over The Counter Risks

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    While patients should always read the label on over the counter drugs, there are serious side effects for over the counter drugs. People need to read labels because they should know how much they are taking and what risks are involved in the drug. There are serious side effects from the use of over the counter drugs. The most important reason there are serious side effects from the use of over the counter drugs is because there are incorrect labeling on over the counter drugs. There are serious side effects from the use of over the counter drugs. Although Tylenol may seem safe to take, ther

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    Free Essays On Drug Abuse

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    In the Netherlands, people can buy and carry a small amount of ‘soft’ drugs for their own personal use. Of course they cannot buy them in every cafeteria, shop or supermarket. They can buy them only in special cafés licensed by local authorities. Some people believe that it is a good way to control black market of drugs, in particular ‘hard’ drugs, such as heroin. Someone else claims that in this way the problem of drug addiction will get worse and worse. So, is this a good idea to sell drugs lawfully in cafés? In some people’s opinion it is a good idea because it improves people’s sense of

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    Africa Rises To HIV Drug Challenge

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    Africa is stepping up efforts to manufacture its own life-saving medicines, so that it does not have to rely on supplies from Western pharmaceutical companies. A Ugandan drugs importer, Quality Chemicals, plans to begin manufacturing drugs to treat people living with HIV/Aids at a plant in the capital, Kampala, from June next year. It has formed a joint venture with Indian pharmaceutical firm Cipla to produce the medicines at a fraction of the cost of some Western drugs. Construction of its new factory is expected imminently. Quality Chemicals is one of a number of burgeoning ventures in su

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    Rain Forest

    574 words - 3 pages

    Rain Forest This research paper is about the natural wealth of the rain forests. It focuses, in particular, on the priceless treasure of plants that contain ingredients for, as yet, undiscovered drugs. While it is true that ‘saving the rainforest’ movement has attracted a lot of attention in recent years, more work in this direction needs to be done if we are to avoid their complete destruction. Hence, this paper will attempt to bring out the importance of the rainforest in the context of the invaluable wealth it holds and discuss the key question of “ Do we have enough time to discover all

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    Elvis Presley Drug Problems

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    Elvis Presley’s Drug Problems Elvis Aaron Presley died of a cardiac arrhythmia, on August 17, 1977. At the time of his death, Elvis was suffering from glaucoma, high blood pressure, liver damage and an enlarged colon; all of these illnesses were caused by drug abuse. The reports and analyses of two principal laboratories attributed his death to the fact that he was taking too many different drugs. One report by Bioscience laboratory found fourteen different drugs in Elvis system. In the first eight-months of 1977 Elvis’ personal physician, Dr. George Nichopoulus, was found to written Elvis

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    Walgreens SWOT Anaylsis

    1431 words - 6 pages

    Management’s decisions influence how a company works and can affect the outcome of a business. The best way for management to see their options are through S.W.O.T. analysis. I chose to do this report on Walgreens. I plan to research and learn how they manage their company and deal with competitors. By the end of this report, you will know and understand how Walgreens operates and why they operate the way they do. Started in 1901 by Charles R. Walgreens, Walgreens has become one of the leading pharmacies in the United States. Walgreen Pharmacies pride themselves not only on service but c

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    Brand Vs Generic

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    Kathleen Werdann English 102:005 Ms. Kate Davis 27 March 2009 Brand vs. Generic When consumers are given the option to choose between a brand-name and generic medication, some may not understand that the cheaper alternative is as safe and effective as the more expensive product. In 1938 the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act was issued and a standard for medical devices was put into place. This began a pre-approval process for medications to be adequately labeled and proven safe before the drug could be sold on the market. Wh en a new drug is introduced to the market, it is known as the brand-n

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    Activists And Drugs

    621 words - 3 pages

    Activists on Prescription Drug Abuse Around the world there are so many teens looking to get drugs. A big part of them abuse prescription drugs for a non-medical purpose to alter the way they think or use their mind, and it can even leave them in a dependent state (NIDA, 2008). They choose most prescription drugs mainly for how accessible they are. They go into any drug store and can pick up even a cold medicine to go on a trip. The reason it is such a big problem is because it can lead to over dosing and possible dying. So with all these teens abusing such drugs, groups form to keep these c

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    An Unenforceable Prohibition

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    The prohibition of drugs in America has ironically done more harm to our nation than the “criminals” using them. When it comes down to it, the war on drugs indirectly promotes crime, and until some realistic action is taken, it will always remain an unenforceable prohibition. Mark Bowden quotes David Simon in his article titled, “In our war zone, an impossible job”, stating that “an unenforceable prohibition (of drugs) has created great absurdity.” This great absurdity is simply a good idea gone sour, just like the alcohol prohibition in the 1920’s for example. Eliminating the prohibition

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    Ethics

    323 words - 2 pages

    Drug Debate Nobel Prize winning economist Milton Friedman argued that businesses have one social responsibility—to maximize profits. This comprises the “free market” philosophy which supports allowing a price to reach however high the market will tolerate . Although this may be considered good business practice is some instances, it fails to recognize the social impact such decisions have on society. Companies are thus faced with recognizing these social impacts and acting accordingly, or they can ignore them until the people of the community begin to get angry and complain. Allowing the free

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    The Pharmaceutical Industry Saviour Or Foe

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    The Pharmaceutical Industry – Saviour or Foe? When we turn on the television, we often see advertisements for prescription drugs, but we never think about the influence that these advertisements may have on doctors, or even on us. We go to the medical clinic and we sometimes get prescribed a drug that we don’t really need, or, even worse, ask for a drug that we saw on a commercial, for a symptom that we think we may have. According to Garth Jowett and Victoria O’Donnell (2006), in Propaganda and Persuasion, “Propaganda is the deliberate, systematic attempt to shape perceptions, manipulate cog

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    Drug Legalization

    397 words - 2 pages

    Essay Questions April 28, 2001 Drug Legalization The debate over drug legalization has existed for decades. It is a hot topic for discussion among young and old alike. While many different opinions have been argued over, most of America can agree on one thing--we have a serious drug problem in the United States. Solutions to this problem have been tossed about; we should create harsher laws for drug users, we should legalize the less dangerous drugs in society, we should legalize all drugs and set standards and regulations regarding their use and distribution. The war on drugs was popularized

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    Trafficking And Globalization

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    Drug Trafficking and Globalization In the year 2005 the production of potential pure cocaine rose from 645 to 900 metric tons, a difference of 255 metric tons (CIA, Field Listing- Illicit drugs). That is the equivalent of 255 small cars (weighing 1000kg apiece) in cocaine. Bearing in mind that .25 g is a “hit” of cocaine, 255 metric tons represents the startling fact that worldwide there were 1.02 trillion “hits” produced in 2005. By looking at this basic fact (supplemented with similar statistics in all drug types) we can conclude that current methods of drug control worldwide are not workin

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    Drug Abuse

    314 words - 2 pages

    The illegal or harmful use of drugs is a major threat to the world and to future generations. Drugs are substances that are becoming more common in our communities as each day goes by. The demand for drugs is also increasing daily. People need to act and play a part in the combating of drugs starting in their own homes. Every individual needs to be aware of the consequences of drug abuse and to help spread the word starting at young ages. All parts of local and world communities need to unite the strengths of professional expertise, generational wisdom, and individual commitment to combat the

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    DARE Essay

    412 words - 2 pages

    The D.A.R.E program has taught me to never take drugs or drink alcohol. It has also taught me to never take drugs from someone and not to give in to peer pressure. Constable Trahinmin was a very good teacher in the D.A.R.E program because he taught us what they can do to your body and the type of diseases you could get like a heart attack, cancer, or memory loss, etc. Good reasons why you should never take drugs are because you can get addicted and your life would get worse and worse as time goes on. This is why, if anyone ever asks you to take drugs and they are saying that you’re a chick

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    Drug Menace

    258 words - 2 pages

    Drug abuse is rife in many countries. Billions of dollars are spent internationally preventing drug use, treating addicts, and fighting drug-related crime. Although drugs threaten many societies, their effects can also be combated successfully. This essay looks at some of the effects of drug use on society, and suggests some solutions to the problem. Drug abuse causes multiple problems for countries and communities. The medical and psychological effects are very obvious. Addicts cannot function as normal members of society. They neglect or abuse their families, and eventually require expen

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