Drug Laws and Prevention Archive

War on Drugs

Sponsoring Terrorism The War on Terrorism IS NOT a political toy. It is a real and present danger for the civilized world and should not be used to perpetuate others ideals upon the masses. To …

The Legal Battle over Marijuana use

In the last decade, 14 states in the US have decriminalised the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes. And although the current legal status is still somewhat confused, indications are becoming clear that its acceptance …

Revising Laws on Illegal Drugs

Current laws banning illegal drugs should be revised because they are not working.  In 1973, there were 300,000 arrests for drug law violations.  In 2007, there were 1,800,000 drug law violation arrests, according to FBI …

Is Salvia Divinorum Similar to Marijuana

Salvia Divinorum becoming the next marijuana is about as absurd as crack cocaine becoming the next cigarette. An experienced Salvia Divinorum user knows that this is a ridiculous proposition, but to the uninformed parents of …

Why Lsd is Safer than Alcohol

The Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988 facilitated the creation of a drug-free America as a policy goal. A fundamental provision of that acts was the establishment of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) …

War on Drugs Legalize Marajuan Social Issues us Law Justice

The war on drugs is an industry that purports to serve society, but in many ways creates more criminals. Illegal drug dealing is a bloody, violent, harmful business.  Regulation is inconsistent, and sometimes insane. Because …

Lowering the Legal Drinking Age in America

If there were ever to be a vote to lower the national drinking age, it would be immediately challenged as a “states rights” issue. Each state is very concerned with the constitutional imperatives that allow …

Legalising Drugs Advantages

I had a debate earlier today with my head teacher in my A level Politics lesson on whether drugs of any kind should be legalised. It isn’t on the syllabus but he is one to …

Is my Neighbor Selling Drugs

You can be easily tricked into thinking that your neighbors are dealing drugs when they could in fact just be using drugs. Whether they are selling or just using them, you will see a lot of people going …

A Case to Legalize Drugs in America

Our United States of America, a country in the grip of reality television, which gives the public instant gratification and the producers instant fat wallets due to minimal production costs needs to rethink its stance …

Problems in the Washington State Law on Medical Marijuana

Washington voters passed Initiative 692, the Medical Use of Marijuana Act, in November of 1998. This law allows patients who meet certain medical criteria to use marijuana for medicinal reasons with a doctor’s recommendation. The law …

Is it Time to Abandon the War on Recreational Drug use

 “On May 13th about 49 bodies were dumped on a roadside near Monterrey, in Nuevo León (the figure was imprecise because the victims had been dismembered).” This comes from an Economist article from November 2012 …

The Harms of Drugs Versus the Harms of the War on Drugs

William Blake once stated, “If the doors of perception were cleansed every thing would appear to man as it is, infinite. For man has closed himself up, till he sees all things through narrow chinks …

The Truth about Marijuana

The prohibition of marijuana in America, as well as worldwide, entails many intangibles and unclear statutes surrounding it. Although it has been pushed by media and other propaganda outlets that marijuana is a dangerous, illicit …

The Methamphetamine Epidemic

The drug, methamphetamine, is running full tilt in todays society. Sure, it seems harder to get, but thats because the people who are making it are trying to get the prices to go up. Yes, …

Lowering the Legal Drinking Age in America

Unintended Consequences. Laws are mans way to maintain a sense of order and justified punishment for those who try to disturb that existence of order. These violations that result in a disturbance are referred to …

Mexico just Legalized Small Amounts of Marijuana

I’m a very old guy and I believe marijuana should be legalized immediately in the US. I never was in danger of becoming addicted as a heavy smoker or an alcoholic, except when I was …