Streets of Plenty Q: How does the definition of “Addiction” from lecture apply to some people in the film? A: Many of the people shown in the movie suffered from impaired control over drug use. Such as, There obsessive behaviour to obtain narcotics even if it were to sell the only Christmas gifts they received for vary little money. The one man in the film stated, “You can only get a 10 rock for anything you sell downtown.” Compulsive use was demonstrated in the movie when the older man in the alley said he smokes upwards to $300 worth of Crack Cocaine a day and even though he believes this to be a lot he will probably smoke more that night. Continued use despite harm or craving was shown simply by the fact that many of these people shown in the film were living on the street due to their drug use.
The drug is so potent that a few grains the size of salt can be enough to get high. This drug is being marketed as a legal alternative to Marijuana, cocaine, meth heroine and LSD. The synthetic LSD was found to be created in China, sold in bulk online and imported into the US where they are packaged and sold for resale. They are falsely labeled “Research Chemical, Not for human consumption”, to avoid prosecution. The police traced the sale through Adam Budge the teen who melted down the synthetic drug and out it in chocolate for Elijah, and Christian, which killed them.
Background Jesse Gelsinger was a victim that died after participating in a clinical trial for gene therapy. He was an 18 year old young man diagnosed with a rare metabolic disorder called ornithine transcarbamylase deficiency (OTCD). Jesse had been diagnosed with a less severe case of OTCD since the age of 2. He controlled it with a low protein diet and a combination of drugs. Jesse was the youngest chosen to participate in this clinical trial by a group of University of Pennsylvania researchers.
Effects: In the short term, many people experienced coughing, vomiting, severe eye irritation and the feeling of suffocation. Children and shorter people inhaled more of the toxic gases. As people ran to flee the city, many people were trampled in the panic and chaos. Long term effects included blindness, respiratory problems, immune and neurological problems, infertility, birth defects, cardiac failure and lung injuries. Causes: Before the accident, Bhopal and the surrounding area’s had been affected by drought, and so famers had less produce to sell, and less of a profit to buy the pesticide ‘Sevin’ being produced at the Bhopal factory.
The advertising used in Mexico was “snowsurfer” which the Mexicans can’t associate with as snow surfing is not common in the region. The team in Mexico reacted to price sensitivity effectively (13-14 pesos) to create a growing purchase pattern and this enabled them to counterfeit any competition from Crest or other local brands. In China, 28% of consumers’ reasons for purchasing toothpaste were based on the freshness of the product. After a massive investment in R&D, advertising and promotion, Chinese consumers responded above norms in context of purchase intent, value for money, believability, uniqueness and importance of main message. Comparing the trends of year 1 and 2 of sales, COGS, marketing expenses, and CM in China; prediction of year 3 could be increase in CM to 68% making the adaptation in China a success.
Michael Wallman Professor Scott English Composition 008 February 10, 2013 Compare and Contrast Alcohol and Marijuana If you’re like most Americans, you have been led to believe that marijuana is a dangerous and addictive drug that has destroyed the lives of millions of teens and adults. You have also been made to believe that marijuana causes lung cancer and is a “gateway” to harder drugs. People are also convinced that people who use marijuana are losers who sit on the couch all day doing nothing. To say that marijuana has been given a bad rap over the past few decades is an understatement. So, lets wipe the slate clean and start over.
From 1821 to 1834, several attempts will be made to put an end to that insane trade as the Chinese Emperor will reaffirmed its ban on opium imports and apply death penalty on Chinese drug traffickers but none of its measures will be successful and in 1839, the Emperor will sent an imperial commissioner, Lin Sexu whose mission will be to stop opium trade at the port of Canton. Opium was illegal in China but the most astonishing fact was that it was also prohibited in Britain. We may say that this was immoral from the British since they were selling a narcotic to China which was prohibited in their native country. We will see later why the British were trading this
A. Introduction of Google in China Google Inc, one of the biggest searching engines in the world, was founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin in1998 and its primary mission statement is to organize the world& s information and make it universally accessible and useful. “Don’t be evil” has been the Google’s unofficial slogan (Google). However, it seems their high moral slogan has been criticized after they launched China-based google.cn search page which has censorship controlled by the Chinese government since January of 2006. Because of the censored search results in China, the Chinese users are not able to reach some political sensitive topics, such as democratic reform, Taiwanese independence, any Taiwanese website, the Falun Gong movement, Tibetan independence, the real story regarding Tiananen Square massacre happened in 1989, and many other websites.