Drug addiction

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Essay #: 053157
Total text length is 6,890 characters (approximately 4.8 pages).

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The beginning:
Drug Addiction
Drug addiction is self abuse that is difficult to combat. The government cannot control illegal drugs because illegal drugs are only part of the drug problem. There are legal drugs and prescription drugs that can be abused as well.
Drugs That Can Be Abused:
Illegal drugs can be abused
Illegal drugs are bought on the streets
Some illegal drugs are grown at home
Some legal products like glue are used as drugs
Prescription drugs can be abused
Pain killers are addictive
Medications are mixed recreationally
Medications are mixed out of ignorance
c. Legal drugs can be abused
a. People can drink alcohol openly
b. Exciting social atmospheres are usually alcoholic
c. People mix alcohol and medication
Illegal drugs can be bought...
The end:
.....This article furthered my argument.
Cornwell, Vicki. (1993). Drugs, alcohol, and mental health. Boston: Cambridge. Page 27 contained the quote used in this essay.
Office of National Drug Control Policy. (2009). Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention.
http://www.whitehousedrugpolicy.gov/drugfact/prescr_drg_abuse.html
The US Government is a veteran in the War on Drugs.
NZ Drug Foundation. (2009). The Heart of the Matter.
http://www.nzdf.org.nz/alcohol
This site contained information about percentages of adults consumed alcohol in New Zealand.
Stopdrinkingadvice.org. (2009). How Alcohol Damages Your Liver and Ways to Stop Drinking. Stop Drinking Advice.
http://www.stopdrinkingadvice.org/
This site contains health information pertaining to alcohol.