• Mental Health
    1.0 INTRODUCTION The history of substance abuse in Malaysia was introduced in 19th century. According to Jurnal Antidadah Malaysia (2006) the Chinese were the first introduced the habit of Opium smoking in Malaysia. They believed Opium can cure aches and pains and ward off diseases and they also believed...
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  • Drug Abuse in Malaysia
    Anti Drug Groups Throughout history, America has been fighting against drug and alcohol abuse in teens and adults. Many ways companies and anti drug groups try to prevent drug and alcohol abuse is through education in school systems and out of school systems. They teach young students about drugs and...
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  • Drug Menace in the Philippines
    Marijuana.Cocaine. Ephedrine. These are some of the commonly abused drugs in the Philippines. Recently, the drug problem is quite alarming.The increasing number of arrested drug traffickers, seizures of big volumes of dangerous drugs, controlled precursors and essential chemicals and dismantling of clandestine...
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  • Alcoholism: Society's Long Ignored Problem
    "We spend billions and billions to fight drugs but, comparatively, spend nothing against alcohol. And alcohol is a drug." -- Joseph Kennedy III, 1990. Alcohol is the most abused substance in the United States, whether the user is at the legal age or not. Alcohol is the third leading cause of death...
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  • Legalization of Marijuana
    values as medicine and its negative side as a drug with harmful some side effects. Legalizing marijuana therefore, has faced mixed reactions. Supporters of this move argue that its benefits outweigh the negative effects while people who campaign against drugs abuse strongly oppose the move (Shalala 1). Supporters...
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  • substance and drug abuse
    and general public. In secondary schools and most Nigerian universities, the activities of drug addicts are known to have been source of threat to lives and property. (Aluede 2000). The impact of substance abuse among Nigerian youths has been a hallmark of a morally bankrupt, decadent and wasted generation...
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  • Illegal Drug Use
    Introduction Illegal drug use and abuse remains a pervasive social issue despite significant efforts to quell its existence. In fact, a recent report released by the RAND Corporation (2005) notes that drug abuse has become such a prominent social issue that substantial increases in prison populations...
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  • Drugs Negative Effects
    Topic 1 In drug-related prosecutions, the State bears the burden not only of proving the elements of the offenses of sale and possession of shabu under Republic Act No. 9165, but also of proving the corpus delicti, the body of the crime. “Corpus delicti has been defined as the body or substance of...
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  • HMUN China 2014: World Health Organization Position Paper
    Morocco sees the best method of preventing citizens from succumbing to the virus is education. Most HIV positive Moroccans are prostitutes or intravenous drug users. Morocco nonetheless believes to first educate schoolchildren about reproduction and STDs. Governments should then educate the public using...
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  • Drugs and Their Effect on Society
    Drugs and their Effect on Society The History of Drugs: and the Legislation against it in the U.S. Matthew J. Brown Virginia College Introduction Drugs have been a long standing issue in this country from sniff and cocaine as one of the main ingredients in Coca-Cola and opium dens in much of...
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  • Failure of Harper's Anti-Harm Reduction Position
    Before Stephen Harper presented his NADS (National Anti-Drug Strategy) in 2007, Canadians believed in positioning substance abuse as being primarily a health issue rather than an enforcement one with a long-term goal of reducing harm. This is consistent with the notion of harm reduction which is defined...
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  • The Change of Life
    time to spend on leisure and enjoy the finer things in life.The advancement of science and technology has made lives better. Vaccination helped in eradicating illnesses. Microwave made cooking more convenient. Computers aid in learning and communication and cars have alarm systems and devices for geographic...
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  • marijuana
    better control of its consumption. Besides, marijuana, legal as tobacco, would turn people from illegal drugs, which are more expensive and much more dangerous. Marijuana is considered a gateway drug that causes problems at home and at work, reduces concentration, learning, and memory powers, releases...
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  • Epidemiology
    clinical practice (Gordis, 2009.) Substance abuse is a major problem in the United States and is much more common among the homeless population than in the general population. As many as 38% of homeless individuals are dependent on alcohol and 26% abused other drugs (Didenko and Pankratz, 2007.) Consequences...
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  • Drug Trafficking in the United States
    Drug Trafficking in the United States Shannon Harris Eng 122: English Composition II Dr. Rozlyn Truss-Linder October 1, 2012 Drug Trafficking in the United States The war on drugs in the United States began in June of 1971. It was in response to...
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  • Drugs
    order offenses that constitute crimes that harm the offender themselves such as alcohol and drug abuse in which the weakness of an individual negatively impacts his/her peers and the rest of society. These drug offenses and other types of illicit or abused substances or behaviors are made illegal not...
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  • Mexico's Drug War: Defined by Corruption
    Mexico's Drug War: Defined by Corruption The following publication is rife with manipulation and corruption of Mexico's highest regarded political positions and jurisdictions. Former Mexican President Miguel de la Madrid Hurtado officially declared drug trafficking a national security threat in...
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  • Child Abuse
    Name Professor Course Date Child Abuse Child abuse is any form of maltreatment to a child or children and could either be physical, emotional, or sexual. It can also be described as an act or failure to act by...
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  • Satirical Essay
    Major Drug Enterprise Instead of spending millions trying to prohibit drug use/smuggling, why not make billions taxing the drugs already being used legally and illegally? History has shown that drug prohibition reduces neither use nor abuse. After a rapist is arrested, there are fewer rapes; however...
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  • Up in Smoke!
    blamed as the gateway to stronger more addictive drugs. While marijuana use has been recorded throughout history as a relaxant, mood elevator and aid for pain, it is still a drug that the government knows very little about. In the 1970's the Food and Drug Administration conducted extensive research into...
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