Drug Essays

The Legalization of Marijuana

Many years ago the average person did not think of marijuana as a harmful drug, but as a useful substance. The fiber of hemp is used for medicine, paper, fuel, and food. George Washington, the first President of the Unites States of America, even encouraged people to sow the Indian hemp seed everywhere. Marijuana was not prohibited in the United States until 1937 when Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Marijuana Tax Act of 1937. Today, many American citizens want this…

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Licit and Illicit Drug Use in 20 Years

I am writhing a paper on my opinion of what licit and illicit drug use might look like in twenty years. It is in my opinion that licit drug use will advance with technology and science. Thought the history of drugs as science and technology advanced so did the quality of our drugs. Not only is there more drugs now a days but the way we use them is quite different than before. We have improved both the genetic structure…

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Teva Pharmaceuticals Case Study

A company like Teva Pharmaceuticals is subject to all of the factors of the external environment given the nature of its business and global expansion. Pharmaceuticals is an industry where high profits can be achieved, but it is also an extremely challenging business when one considers all of the political/legal aspects involving government regulation and patents. Every country has strict regulation and testing requirements for drugs that affect companies differently depending on their position in the market. Originally, innovative pharmaceutical…

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Drug Monitoring and Procedures

Procedures and protocols in a health care facility are very important regarding the handling, storing and monitoring of drugs. You need a very strict charting system in place and a very specific set of guidelines and rules to follow. You need a chain of command with exceptional ethics, and more than one person keeping track of every single medication carried and distributed within you facility. Our new facility is becoming very popular and busy; we are an urgent care, we…

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Probation and Parole

It is important for juvenile delinquents to immerse themselves in activities that would help them turn their life around.  Luckily, there are many probation programs available for them.  Two of the programs included in the long list are the school-based probation program and juvenile drug court program.             Jackson County in Illinois has a school-based probation program.  Since the probationers are in a school setting, it is easier for the probation officers to supervise them closely (Ashley, 2006, p.1).  According…

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Responses Discussion Forum 1

• Project into the future and discuss what you think will be the nature of our society’s drug-use problems by the year 2025. Base your suppositions on some of the social, political, economic, law-enforcement, technological, scientific, and/or medical developments you envision occurring by that time. When the year 2025 comes I expect drug-use to be common place. It seems the recent “Molly/MDA” pill craze and marijuana legalization as indicators of what’s to come. It seems that the fact that drugs…

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Needle Exchange Program

The needle exchange program provides sterile needles in exchange for used dirty needles. Research has stated that with a program in place will reduce HIV and hepatitis C. The program will provide counseling and help educate the drug users. I am against the needle exchange program. The needle exchange program supports drug users in giving sterile needles. Needle exchange program’s are telling our children it is acceptable to use drugs because the government will supply clean needles. The legislation should…

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Drug Patent Statement

Patent Laws Patent laws are created to protect the intellectual property rights of scientists and to motivate investors to produce rare drugs. Under the intellectual property laws in drugs, investors and investors could market and profit from their products for 18 years without the fear of losing sales from the threat of generic drugs. Effects of Drug Patenting             Patenting drugs creates an opportunity for brands to monopolize the market, thus, gaining complete control over the pricing of their product….

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Drug Addiction Is a Growing Problem in Punjab

1) Throughout the border state of Punjab, whether in villages or cities, drugs have become a scourge. Opium is prevalent, refined as heroin or other illegal substances. Schoolboys sometimes eat small black balls of opium paste, with tea, before classes. Synthetic drugs are popular among those too poor to afford heroin. 2) The scale of the problem, if impossible to quantify precisely, is undeniably immense and worrisome. India has one of the world’s youngest populations, a factor that is expected…

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Alcohol Vs Marijuana

Alcohol and marijuana are two drugs commonly used and abused in the United States. Alcohol is the number one abused drug, while marijuana is number one among illegal drugs. While alcohol remains legal, and marijuana illegal, this does not necessarily mean that alcohol is better for you. There have been many arguments where people suggest that marijuana should be legal because alcohol is more deadly. On the other hand, there are alcoholics who would tell a pothead that smoking weed…

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Treatments of Parkinson’s Diseases

Parkinson’s disease is a neurological condition that affects the sufferer’s mobility and also the speech. It affects the central nervous system leading to a person’s inability to control body movement and also speech. It is a disease whose treatment does not intend to cure it but instead, aims at controlling its manifestation. There are various ways in which this can be done. It may involve the use of drugs, performance of surgery and also physical exercise is encouraged. It progresses…

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Response for Case Datril

1) What course of action should Datril take? It should solidify its position in the analgesic market and gain share in the rapidly growing acetaminophen market. It should target both Tylenol Users and Aspirin Users. On one hand, it should explain to customers that Datril’s effect is identical to Tylenol and use low-price promotion. On the other hand, it should leverage Bristal-Myers’s name to facilitate its market penetration. Generally, it should focus on advertisement and promotion. 2) What are the…

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Drug Abuse in Inner Cities

Inner-city areas have become the primary location for minorities, and the easiest place to find illegal drugs. Evidence shows that there is a link between the increase of illegal drug use, and the increase of minorities living in inner-city communities that are unemployed or collect welfare. Bruce D. Johnson states “Drug Abuse in the Inner City: Impact on Hard-Drug Users and the Community” and “Illicit drug use in the inner city expanded rapidly in the 1960s and has continued unabated…

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Methoxetamine

“Methoxetamine (MXE) or 3-MeO-2-Oxo-PCE is a chemical of the arylcyclohexylamine class which” is now sold as the new designer drug called MXE, a deadly drug yet legal for people to purchase. One can only imagine what effect this drug has on humans. This MXE is a synthetic drug can be snorted or injected into the bloodstream. It has been reported that people who have tried this new drug have had out of body experiences. MXE is a legal drug with…

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Legalization of Marijuana

BODY PARAGRAPHS: I. Topic Sentence that supports the thesis: Making Marijuana legal will save the U.S. government and the average tax payer a lot of money. ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ Example: Billions of dollars are spent every year to arrest and lock up Marijuana users. Example: Taxpayers have to bear the cost for the expenses: food, housing, health care, attorney fees, court costs, and other expenses for these people. Example: In addition, if marijuana were legal, the government would be able to collect…

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