Sure, using pharmaceutical drugs are safe when they are being used by the doctor’s prescription. However, when these drugs are being crushed and snorted, or being cooked down to a liquid form to be intravenously used or taken orally in very high doses these pharmaceutical drugs can be very fatal. The rise in young adults intravenously using pharmaceutical drugs is at an alarming rate. The thought of it being safer is because these drugs are approved by the FDA and are manufactured in a clean and controlled environment. Street drugs such as heroin and cocaine come in all sorts of potencies and it is never known how strong or weak the drug is until taken by the user.
Drug trafficking is a global illicit trade involving the civilization, manufactures, distributions and sales of substances which are subject to drug prohibition laws (UNODC intro). This has become a growing problem in the world today; most people think it is a fast and easy way to make money, but not paying attention to the consequences that come along with the situation. Money serves as a major factor in the war on drugs. The money that results from drug trafficking seems a primary reason why controlling illegal drugs, or banning them in that case, poses as a difficult task. There are many risks when it comes to dealing drugs, no matter what kind of drug you are selling you are liable to end up in jail right along with the murders, and the rapist (Jake, 2006).
Drug Trafficking In the United States Jarrett A. Miles ENG 122: Writing College Research Papers Instructor: Cortney Philip November 26, 2012 Drug trafficking in the United States While television now has documentaries on how the major drug traffickers imported drugs into the U.S., drug trafficking in the United States will always be a problem as long as there are drug addicts and demands for drugs. The supplier will find a way to get the drugs to the dealer and addict because it is one of the quickest ways to make a large amount of tax free cash. The borders in certain areas of the U.S. are not secured by hard borders so it makes it harder for border patrol to secure the borders of the United States. Why does the United States have
Somehow, there is always a way to get drugs any place in the world. There is an infinite way of transporting illegal drugs. Drug cartels have used the most creative ways possible to move drugs in and out of every country. They have gone as far as buying submarines to move this illegal merchandise. Because of the easy money, there are thousands of people getting involved in these operations and will continue growing
Drug Trafficking in the United States Drug Trafficking in the United States Every day drug trafficking is becoming more of a problem, especially in the United States. This problem keeps getting bigger because of the demand for drugs in the United States. According to CBS News, “Despite tough anti-drug laws, a new survey shows the U.S. has the highest level of illegal drug use in the world. The World Health Organization's survey of legal and illegal drug use in 17 countries, including the Netherlands and other countries with less stringent drug laws, shows Americans report the highest level of cocaine and marijuana use.” (Warner, 2008). As the demand for drug rises every day, the Mexican cartels keep finding ways to smuggle drugs to the
Marijuana is indeed a drug that effects your senses, and your ability to grasp your surroundings and what is actually going on. Sure this is all fine and dandy if your at your home just relaxing, but you have to look at the bigger picture what this may cause. There are very few states that have Marijuana actually legalized as of today’s date. One of those states being California. So for starters, a mass majority of Marijuana users have been using other illegal drugs that have a way worse effect then Marijuana.
Drug interdiction is capturing huge quantities of drugs. The news is constantly full of record drug bust stories, but still drugs persist. In fact, drugs are easy to acquire in any community in America. Where there is a demand, someone is always willing to supply. Cole tells the story of when he was undercover, it was easy to acquire any drug he wanted from underage youth.
Drug Profile Paper Robert Trejo PSY 425 8/30/2012 Aaron Karpman In today’s society, there is an uncontrolled force that is taking control of the mind and the body of people ranging from all ages. The use of illegal drugs and the use of controlled substances it at an all time rise. There are various drugs in the street ranging from Heroin to Marijuana, Cocaine to LSD. But those are not the only types of drugs that are being cycled and made easily accessible. Prescription drugs are another form of substance that is being used and abused partly because it has become very easy to obtain and use.
Prescription Drug Abuse The purpose of this research is to persuade the population to take control with the use of the medications. The term drug abuse refers to using drugs with high frequency which can cause physical and/or mental harm to the user and/or impairs social functioning. Many people believe that drug abuse only involves illegal drugs, but in fact people often abuse prescription drugs. Marijuana and cocaine are no longer the only addictive drugs on the market. The most common drugs are pain killers, stimulants, depressants and antibiotics.
While the American government continues to reject the need to repeal prohibition on marijuana, the American people continue to suffer. The potential financial advantages of legalization are tremendous. Money and resources that are wasted on enforcement of current marijuana laws could easily be put to use in other much needed economic areas. Simply put, the desire of most Americans to enjoy marijuana's intoxicating "hi", combined with the numerous documented medicinal values, and the over 25,000 everyday products that can be made from the marijuana plant, and the vast amount of potential income from taxes, makes decriminalization and regulation by the federal government not just the right choice but the only choice. Since the Nixon administration