These classes (A, B & C) carry different levels of penalty for possession & dealing. The drugs are classified according to how harmful they are deemed to be & within each class, penalties are the highest for trafficking offences & lower for possession. Medicines that have been prescribed come under The Medicines Act 1968, there are three categories of medicines, prescription only, pharmacy & general sale list medicines. Possession of a POM without a prescription is not a criminal offence unless it falls under the Misuse of Drugs Act. There are many rules & regulations regarding the storage of substances depending on their classification.
Bad temper and social difficulties are obvious effects. The long term effects of crystal meth can be helped with a complete detox and rehab program. Where Does Crystal Meth Come From? Crystal Meth is an illegal drug, but is available with a prescription for obesity. Crystal meth is a street drug, made in illegal labs by chemically changing over-the-counter drugs.
Substance Abuse In our daily lives, we can see how drugs affect our society. It could be by watching movies, news, or Colombian soap operas. Drugs have been around for thousands of years, some being legal at first then becoming illegal when realizing the effects and consequences. Most recreational drugs are illegal nowadays. Somehow, there is always a way to get drugs any place in the world.
Drug Trafficking in the United States Jason Reed ENG122 English Composition Instructor McKenna September 23, 2012 Drug Trafficking in the United States Over forty years ago, the world declared the war on drugs. Today, after decades of failing to control drug consumption, the drug problem has emerged and allowed violent drug traffickers to expand their networks and corrupt even more Mexican and American government officials. The use of violence by traffickers against authorities and witnesses represents a major challenge to the neighboring countries as the ultimate guarantor of law and order within their borders. This in turn, has allowed drug cartels to move illegal narcotics freely throughout Mexico in an attempt to smuggle them
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The term drug has a very broad definition but for the purpose of understanding the social problems drugs evoke it will be referred to as any substance that can affect a person physically, or psychologically, has the potential to be misused and can be harmful to the user or society. This definition covers both legal drugs such as alcohol and tobacco and illegal drugs such as marijuana and cocaine. Alcohol abuse in particular is a very serious social problem for which its severity is often overlooked when compared or categorized with illegal and/or more addicting drugs such as marijuana and cocaine. However the prevalence of alcohol use is apparent throughout the United States with average adults consuming nearly 22 gallons of beer, 2 gallons of wine and 1.5 gallons of liquor a year. According to the National Longitudinal Alcohol Epidemiological survey, 7.5 percent of adult Americans suffer from alcoholism or alcohol dependence.
Drug trafficking, heroin in particular, was the choice drug of law enforcement, people and gangsters alike. Heroin trafficking in the 1960s and 70s had great effects on pop culture, American culture and gang culture. Many things in pop culture have their roots in this time period. Most people, when listening to music, rap music especially, hear words and phrases that they do not understand. These words and phrases were commonly used during the 60s and 70s to describe certain aspects of the heroin trade.
Drug Trafficking in the United States Shiann Allshouse ENG122: English Composition II Marsha Beckwith-Howard November 4, 2012 Drug Trafficking in the United States Drug law enforcement agencies face daily challenges in protecting the country's borders from drug traffickers trying to smuggle illegal drugs into the United States. This has been an ongoing problem for many years. Despite the efforts of the law enforcement, the amount of illegal drugs coming into the United States continues to grow. The two most common illegal drugs that drug traffickers try to get pass the border are methamphetamine and crack cocaine. The various ways of transporting the illegal drugs into the United States include concealing
Other scholarly articles claim marijuana is an addictive gateway drug which leads users on a path to more perilous drug addictions (Executive Office of the President, Office of National Drug Control Policy. 2008). As the public obtains most information through the media, there is still much misunderstanding that marijuana is a gate-way drug to other, more risky drugs. The Federal Government published the “2008 Marijuana Sourcebook” which is subtitled “Marijuana: The Greatest Cause of Illegal Drug Abuse” and claims that marijuana serves as a conduit to the abuse and potential addiction to more serious drugs (Executive Office of the President, Office of National Drug Control Policy. 2008).
A drug is a natural substance or manmade chemical that can be used to control or prevent physical or psychological ailments, change the way the body works, and alter mood or behavior. Drugs have changed the world in countless ways. Throughout history societies have been brought together or torn apart due to the usage of drugs, political leaders have used drugs or fought against them, countries have united to fight drugs and trade them, religions have even been based on drugs, and trade has flourished worldwide for the drug market. Many currently illegal drugs have been used for thousands of years for both medical and spiritual purposes and continue to be used. Not all drugs that exist today existed thousands of years ago, being that some drugs are natural and others are chemically engineered.