"Victimless Crimes" Essays and Research Papers

  • Victimless Crimes

    Victimless crime is defined as a violation of community standards or an illicit act against a government policy or agency...

    Crime, Criminology, Informed consent 1410  Words | 4  Pages

  • Victimless Crimes

    Victimless crime is defined as illegal behavior in which people willingly engage and in which there are no unwilling victims....

    Crime, Criminology, Drug 1330  Words | 4  Pages

  • Victimless Crimes

    Period Victimless Crimes Mrs. Thresher December 10, 2013 Victimless Crimes A...

    Consensual crime, Crime, Criminal law 954  Words | 4  Pages

  • Decriminalization and 20th Century Prostitution

    2010) When learning that prostitution has existed in the world since BC, I wonder to myself why it only has become illegal in the 20th century in the...

    Decriminalization, Human trafficking, Prostitution 1969  Words | 5  Pages

  • Harrah's Entertainment: Hitting the Crm Jackpot

    that alcohol or tobacco. * Limiting the use of the drug intrudes on personal freedom. Even if the drug is shown to be harmful, isn't it the right of...

    Drug, Drug addiction, Illegal drug trade 916  Words | 3  Pages

  • Argument in Favor of Legalizing Prostitution

    one hundred dollars and he takes her back to the corner where she had been picked up a few hours earlier. Immoral as some may see it, this was a...

    Decriminalization, Human sexuality, Legalization 1001  Words | 3  Pages

  • Symposium: Pros and Cons of Marijuana Legalization.

    offenders each year is 750 million. (p 1) Our prisons these days are for the most part being over crowded with the wrong people. Aren't prisons constructed...

    Drug addiction, Drug Enforcement Administration, Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution 1122  Words | 3  Pages

  • Legalization of Marijuana

    some people are social drinkers, we now realize there are social smokers, as well. Over the years the number of people supporting the legalization of...

    Cannabis, Hashish, Law 2027  Words | 6  Pages

  • Medical Marijuana

    Cited Devinsky, Orrin. "We Need Proof on Marijuana ." New York Times (2014): 35-37. Dupont, Robert L. The Selfish Brain: Learning from Addiction . Center...

    Cannabis, Law, Legality of cannabis by country 1261  Words | 6  Pages

  • Prostitution Should Be Legalized

    prostitution, Sex tourism and Virtual sex. In Malaysia, this activity is still illegal. However, I think that prostitution should be legalized in Malaysia...

    Decriminalization, Human sexuality, Human trafficking 1207  Words | 4  Pages

  • Legalizing Marijuana

    government can spend that money where it is needed. Legalization would also mean lower crime rates. Records have shown that police arrested...

    Cannabis, Drug addiction, Hashish 1140  Words | 3  Pages

  • Should we legalize the sale of human organs?

    multimedia play in the sexualizing of young people? Suicide: Should suicide be a crime? Should assisted suicide be legal? Euthanasia: When do...

    Federal government of the United States, Health care, Health economics 2083  Words | 6  Pages

  • Essay Against Drug Criminalization

    taking a person who has committed a minor crime against themselves and forcing them to spend time around hardened criminals. Studies show you...

    Decriminalization, Drug, Drug addiction 966  Words | 3  Pages

  • Argument for legalization of marijuana

    legalization of cannabis. The legalization of marijuana would not only decrease crime rates, provide additional tax revenues, free up...

    Cannabis, Decriminalization, Global Marijuana March 865  Words | 3  Pages

  • Liberal Views on Drug Legalization

    consequences. These include the infringements on civil liberties that are an inevitable consequence of attempts to sanction victimless...

    Decriminalization, Drug, Drug addiction 1180  Words | 4  Pages

  • Essay on Drugs

    in drugs marketing and distribution. Eventually the end user has to commit crimes such a theft and robbery so as to get enough money to satisfy...

    Decriminalization, Drug, Illegal drug trade 947  Words | 3  Pages

  • Should the federal government legalize marijuana? Why or why not?

    who actually needs it.  There is one more issue that legalizing weed/marijuana/cannabis will solve, and that is the non-violent crimes...

    Cannabis, Global Marijuana March, Hashish 982  Words | 3  Pages

  • legalize it

    fought over nonstop since the existence of the drug and its effects.  Marijuana has been tested and proven to provide a very positive impact on the American...

    Cannabis, Criminology, Decriminalization 1853  Words | 7  Pages

  • legalizing Marijuana

    A country accumulates most of their debt in time of war one of the biggest and most expensive war going on right now is the war on drugs the DEA spends x...

    Cannabis, Drug addiction, Global Marijuana March 681  Words | 2  Pages

  • marijuana

    fought over nonstop since the existence of the drug and its effects.  Marijuana has been tested and proven to provide a very positive impact on the American...

    Cannabis, Criminology, Decriminalization 1436  Words | 6  Pages

  • Marijuana Essay

    fought over nonstop since the existence of the drug and its effects. Marijuana has been tested and proven to provide a very positive impact on the American...

    Cannabis, Criminology, Decriminalization 2211  Words | 7  Pages

  • Should Marijuana Be Legalized?

    including myself. It is argued that, “Like sex, alcohol, or cigarettes, marijuana is one of life's little pleasures for some people” (Should Marijuana Be...

    Cannabis, Global Marijuana March, Hashish 1470  Words | 4  Pages

  • Marijuana Should Be Legalized

    On the one hand, legalization would mean a lower price; thus, related crimes (like theft) would be reduced. Indeed, what makes a drug...

    Cannabis, Criminology, Drug addiction 943  Words | 3  Pages

  • Essay Marijuana

    will never know unless we give legalization a chance.  Legalizing Marijuana Abraham Lincoln once stated that, "Prohibition goes beyond the bounds of reason...

    Cannabis, Decriminalization, Drug addiction 1085  Words | 4  Pages

  • What are the benefits and drawbacks of legalising marijuana

    marijuana outweigh the benefits, while others oppose this viewpoint. This essay will describe the advantages and disadvantages of the legalisation of...

    Cannabis, Decriminalization, Global Marijuana March 979  Words | 4  Pages

  • Performance Enhancing Drugs Should Not Be Legalized

    Reference list Kelly J and Rao M, 2008,...

    Anabolic steroid, Carl Lewis, Decriminalization 1118  Words | 3  Pages

  • War on Drugs

    there will always be those who will make negative choices in life, people can still be better protected and monitored if drugs are legalized and regulated....

    Alcoholism, Decriminalization, Drug 1318  Words | 4  Pages

  • Debates on Marijuana

    the crime and arrest rates would decrease immensely as well as social and financial costs. Robertson stated, “I believe in working with the...

    Cannabis, Drug addiction, Law 1329  Words | 4  Pages

  • Economic Benefits of the Legalization of Marijuana

    many of which are marijuana users, we must also consider the cost of hunting such “criminals” down. The country spends an incredible amount of money every...

    Cannabis, Decriminalization, Drug addiction 1832  Words | 6  Pages

  • philosophy 160

    Let's move on to consider the pragmatic side of this issue. If drugs were legalized, it would help the economy in at least two ways. First of all, the...

    Decriminalization, Drug addiction, Icon 784  Words | 3  Pages

  • Gore Vidal

    (Cussen). Third, he argues that the prohibition of drugs, like that of alcohol in the 1920's, will be a failure. The only thing the prohibition did was...

    Decriminalization, Drug, Drug addiction 946  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Blunt Truth

    for petty crimes resulting from marijuana could be going to another huge issue of unemployment in the U.S if legalized. The rate of...

    Decriminalization, Drug, Illegal drug trade 1641  Words | 5  Pages

  • if we legalized marijuana

    put their plan into action with the Marijuana Tax Act which made the production of marijuana illegal inside of the United States borders. The legalization...

    Cannabis, Federal government of the United States, Global Marijuana March 1152  Words | 3  Pages

  • Legalization of Drugs

    in drug usage will increase the crime rate related to drugs. We are going to be able to the violence movie scenes in our streets as underground...

    Addiction, Decriminalization, Drug 924  Words | 3  Pages

  • Drugs Should Their Sale and Use Be Legalized

    the use and sale of illegal drugs. Currie contended that it has proven and studied that there is a correlation between the prevention of drugs and the...

    Drug, Drug addiction, Drug control law 916  Words | 3  Pages

  • Marijuana

    a minor crime, while it could be used on crimes that are more atrocious (such as rape, murder, or burglary). If marijuana were to...

    Drug, Drug addiction, Illegal drug trade 1536  Words | 4  Pages

  • Legalization of Marijuana

    legalization of marijuana will not only help the state of California generate more revenue but it will keep the state’s important services alive as well as,...

    California, Cannabis, Decriminalization 1157  Words | 4  Pages

  • Argumentative Essay

    (Medveczky, 2004). With more harmful drugs like tobacco and alcohol being legal, it makes sense for the government to legalize marijuana as an alternative...

    Cannabis, Decriminalization, Drug addiction 962  Words | 3  Pages

  • Sex Trafficking

    want to retire in this way of life. It will have a positive effect on the economy bringing in billions in taxable income. In the increasing epidemic with...

    Decriminalization, Human trafficking, Pimp 1244  Words | 4  Pages

  • Legalize Marijuana

    objections listed but would also actually make money. Cigarettes could be taxed which would help the state and the country as a whole. As appealing as saving...

    Cannabis, Decriminalization, Drug addiction 1042  Words | 4  Pages

  • legalizing gambling

    gambling would bring the underworld of illegal gambling to a rest. A. When I lived in Brownsville, Texas, I recall hearing a news story about a large group...

    Casino, Law, Southern United States 998  Words | 3  Pages

  • Euthanasia Essay

    have a terminal disease/illness. There are only three states in the United States and only seven countries around the world that recognize the law that...

    Death, Euthanasia, Law 1029  Words | 3  Pages

  • Legalize Weed: Yes or No?

    go out driving or leave the area. This would also decrease the number of drug dealers illegally dealing because citizens could easier get it from the...

    Criminology, Decriminalization, Drug addiction 750  Words | 3  Pages

  • Argumentative Paper

    relationship, whereas cannabis reduces the likelihood of violence during intoxication. The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism estimates that...

    Cannabis, Decriminalization, Hemp 2097  Words | 6  Pages

  • legalization of marijuana

    Alaska, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Vermont, and Wyoming combined.” Also, according to the website, “the total...

    Cannabis, Decriminalization, Drug addiction 949  Words | 3  Pages

  • Advantages of Legalizing Marijuana

    response. Advocates of legalization raise several points. They claim the there would be fewer people selling drugs because it would be regulated and profits...

    Cannabis, Hashish, Illegal drug trade 1175  Words | 4  Pages

  • Death and Euthanasia

    pillow, he was sentenced to jail for a year. She had been suffering from colon cancer for years and had begged him to end her life. In Singapore, a person...

    Death, Decriminalization, Euthanasia 1591  Words | 5  Pages

  • Should Marijuana Be Legalized

    existing zoning laws prohibit marijuana cultivation in residential neighborhoods, and if not, what measures would growers have to undertake to keep children...

    Cannabis, Decriminalization, Hashish 1346  Words | 4  Pages

  • Legalization of Marijuana

    points out is the tax revenue that will be generated. Drug related wars are extremely prevalent today. Egan states that there are over 853,000 arrest made...

    Cannabis, Decriminalization, Law 1140  Words | 5  Pages

  • Legalization of Euthanasia in India

    recipient takes an active role in the drug administration.6 The legality of assisted suicide is a result of article 115 of the Swiss Criminal Code, in...

    Decriminalization, Euthanasia, Involuntary euthanasia 2125  Words | 6  Pages

  • Legalizing marijuana

    much because there would be less crimes. Also there might less gangs, and it would make smuggling more profitable (10 Reasons). The gangs...

    Alcoholism, Chemotherapy, Decriminalization 926  Words | 4  Pages

  • Assisted Suicide

    people have the right to assisted death, to rid themselves of unbearable pain? This topic has been one of the great controversies over the last several...

    Assisted suicide, Death, Morality 1285  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Real Harm in Marijuana

    than alcohol, and that legalization would even lower the crime rate in the United States. There are different reasons for different users to...

    Addiction, Decriminalization, Drug 1067  Words | 3  Pages

  • Should Marijuana Be Legalized? Arguments for and Against

    patients because the active ingredient in marijuana acutely reduces the the bodies white blood cells which fight off infection. The Drug Enforcement Agency...

    Bill Clinton, Decriminalization, Law 811  Words | 3  Pages

  • Should Drugs Be Legalized?

    Legalized? Possible Alternatives Organized crime is a big business today. Some main products associated with organized crime...

    Criminology, Decriminalization, Drug 961  Words | 3  Pages

  • Right or wrong

    marijuana in their possession. Instead of going after more harmful people in this world, such as rapists, murderers, hard drug dealers, pimp, or...

    Cannabis, Global Marijuana March, Hashish 1367  Words | 4  Pages

  • Asssisted Suicide

    in control of his or her own life, therefore, in order to illustrate that assisted suicide should be legalized, I will highlight the fact that there is no...

    Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Death, Decriminalization 1267  Words | 2  Pages

  • Legalizing Prostitution

    women in general. Unigue states that, “criminalizing prostitution does not irradiate it…, it gives the customers in unfair advantage”. (Chika Unigwe,...

    Decriminalization, Human trafficking, Law 1275  Words | 5  Pages

  • marijuana legalization

    teenage age group. I think the strongest argument there is against the legalization of marijuana, and why I personally side with not legalizing it, is that...

    Cannabis, Decriminalization, Law 1599  Words | 6  Pages

  • Why Should Marijuana Be Legal

    weed from the punishable offense list will save millions. Legalizing marijuana will also help to decrease the rate of crime that occurs....

    Cannabis, Criminology, Decriminalization 837  Words | 3  Pages

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