• Mexico and the Drug War
    long with increasing numbers of homicides each year?’ and ‘Is Mexico becoming a failed state?’ I blame the longevity on the drug war and the failure of the Mexican government on the strength of Mexico’s cartels, the shortcomings of the Mérida Initiative (especially in comparison to Plan Colombia...
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  • Prop. 36 the Real Truth
    pound of weed to me that's a crime, here's to good people doin' time y'all." That right there sums up every single feeling I have in my body about this initiative. The war on drugs is a futile one, and I firmly believe that. Whether you outlaw it or not people will still be doing it...
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  • Drugs in America
    Drugs in America Pamela Smeltzer ENG 122 Instructor: Matthew Minicucci December 6, 2010 Drugs in America Over the years, America has discovered that there is a problem, when it comes to drug trafficking. One of the most serious social problems in the United States since World War II (1939...
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  • Acupuncture
     Can The Drug War Be Won? Name: Institutional Affiliation: Date: War on drugs can be defined as an initiative headed by the United States, assisted by other participating countries and humanitarian agencies, aimed at combating and reducing the illegal drug trade. As a campaign...
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  • War on Drugs
    reduce the illegal drug trade.[1][2] This initiative includes a set of drug policies of the United States that are intended to discourage the production, distribution, and consumption of illegal psychoactive drugs. The term "War on Drugs" was first used by President Richard Nixon on June 17, 1971.[3...
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  • Drug Reform Policy
    Policy, Drug Policy Alliance, Partnership for a Drug-Free America, and Project Know. These interest groups are activity involved in the legislature process (on the national level) seeking to roll back the excesses of the drug war, block new, harmful initiatives, and promote sensible drug...
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  • War on Cocaine
    project will examine the history of America’s war on cocaine with a specific focus on the U.S. National Drug Control Policy and the national strategy to reduce the supply of cocaine available to American citizens including the most current initiative, Plan...
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  • Business
    I need help with an essay for my Effective Essay Writing Class.  The essay needs to be 1500 words (rough draft).  The essay is on the War on Drugs.  Here is what needs to be covered in the essay. * When did the War on Drugs start?  June of 1971 by President Richard Nixon * How much has been...
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  • The emmerging drug trade in West Africa as a Security Threat
    , for example, such an initiative appears to be effective and there are majors arrests of drug kingpins, it would still be undermined if in that country the prison system is not working effectively (Cockayne and Williams, 2009). This means that for such an international initiative to work, it has to...
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  • War on Drugs in Tennessee
    were given the minimum sentences were mainly minorities. There is presently a racial disparity in correctional facilities in Tennessee. The War on Drugs has not been effective in decreasing the amount of drugs on the street. In fact, the zero tolerance policy has contributed to the rise in prison...
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  • Drug Trafficking-Us
    importance of this paper is for all Americans to be informed that at the end of the day, the drugs that cross our borders from Mexico are the same drugs that flood neighborhoods all across the United States. It is my contention that while counterdrug operations are effective on many levels, the demand for...
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  • Cannabis in the United States: a Love/Hate Relationship
    cannabis, indeed, has many medicinal uses and causes significantly less physical damage than many other prescription and recreational drugs. Cannabis can be used as an effective medicine because of its analgesic, anti-emetic, anti-inflammatory, sedative, anti-convulsive, and laxative properties...
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  • Non-Violent Drug Offenders -Porp. 36
    is to have the non-violent drug offenders sent to treatment instead of prison, to have them spend time in halfway homes, and be monitored by probation officers. A plan called Proposition 36. This plan was passed by 61% of California voters in November 2000. This initiative allows people convicted...
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  • Legalizing Marijuana
    can then be directed to educating the public on the hazards of all drugs (110-111). Legalization would save our government mass amounts of money. In the U.S., all levels of government now participate in the war on drugs. Society currently spends billion every year to hunt down fairly peaceful citizens...
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  • Drug Policies Usa V Sweden
    are more likely to return to drugs, which also leads to a higher rate of reoffending which adds to already populated prisons. The drug free society initiative is in all more effective than the war on drugs. As seen in statistics ‘76% of American people and 67% of police chiefs have declared the drug...
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  • Satirical Essay
    , sold and consumed legally. It was not until the early 20th century, under an initiative led by American missionaries and temperance groups, that the concept of a global prohibition of drugs took hold. Even then, many countries, particularly drug-producing ones, were reluctant to embrace...
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  • Crime
    way for a brighter future in terms of effective crime control. From the latter part of the 1950's to the early 70's, the study of deviance and crime by criminologists entered an intensive period of development. The dominant criminological paradigm to emerge in this post-World War II period became...
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  • An Analysis of Selected Readings on Brazil and Mexico
    demand. By committing to and focusing on these problems which undoubtedly are root causes of the chaos associated with narcotics in Mexico, the Merida Initiative might experience some real, quantifiable, progress in the war against drugs. It is also worth noting that unless the nexus between criminal...
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  • Approval of Biological Products When Human Efficacy Studies Are Not Ethical or Feasible; the Case of Pyridostigmine Bromide
    clinical tests on humans drug manufacturers can perform efficacy tests on animal models and submit them as proof that the drug is effective. The purpose of the regulation is to “allow the approval of drugs and biologics that are intended to reduce or prevent serious or life-threatening conditions...
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  • Colombia: Cocaine Trade
    to three countries, Colombia, Peru and Bolivia. These three countries are the main producers and traders when it comes to the Coca leaf and Cocaine. They all face problems created by the war on drugs centered on Cocaine. In Peru and Bolivia they face cultural problems when it comes to eradicating the...
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