Drug Trafficking in Mexico

Drug Trafficking in Mexico: Social, Ethical and Political Problem. Around 20 years ago in Mexico, reading about someone getting his or her head cut-off was something from a horror movie, but times have changed now. Now it is not uncommon to hear about shootings, massacres, or people getting dissolved in acid. Nowadays, reporters have to […]

“The Plug-In Drug: Television, Computers, and Family Life” by Marie Winn

In the essay “The Plug-In Drug: Television, Computers, and Family Life” writer and media critic Marie Winn implies that “television addiction” can be a serious addiction and just as destructive and addicting as drugs and alcohol. The author explains how the word “addiction” is sometimes used in too often to or in a joking manner […]

Module 3: Drug

Are drug companies that test experimental drugs in foreign countries acting ethically? In my opinion, a lot of people in foreign countries are uneducated and therefore, may not fully understand the risks, complications and side effects of these experimental drugs. If they do not have the means to adequately research the drug prior to testing […]

Mexican Drug War

Mexican Drug War Introduction The Mexican Drug War is perhaps the deadliest and most devastating battle this country has encountered in it’s history. Its’ violence affects both civilians and its’ very culture. Since 2006, the border of Mexico has been a place of hostility, turmoil, and outright warfare which has transitioned throughout the countryside. Unlike […]

Prescription Drug Abuse

Millions of people throughout the world are taking drugs on a daily basis. If you were to ask someone why they take prescription drugs, most people would be taking them for the right reason. However, it’s estimated that twenty percent of people in the United States alone have used prescription drugs for non-medical reasons.1 Prescription […]

Welfare: Drug Testing Measures

Over the years the number of people depending on welfare has increased immensely and today the question of whether these people should be drug tested or not arises. Millions of people receive welfare from the government whether it is from unemployment benefits, financial aid, food stamps, or other programs that assist people struggling to survive. […]

Mercury Drug Research

Mercury Drug Corporation is the Philippines’ dominant pharmacy group. The Quezon City-based company operates a national chain of more than 450 drugstores, including company-owned and franchised stores. Mercury Drug is estimated to sell as much as 60 percent of all medicines sold each year in the Philippines (the country’s hospitals sell about 12 percent of […]

Ob Nursing Drug Cards

Generic Name: meperidineBrand Name(s): Demerol| Pregnancy Category: C| Route of Administration: IM, SUBCUT| Drug Category: opioids analgesic| Indication: labor analgesia| Normal Dosage:Labor analgesia Adult: 50-100 mg given when contractions regularly spaced repeat q1-3h prn| Side Effects:CNS: drowsiness, dizziness, confusion, HA, sedation, euphoria, increased intracranial pressure, seizures, respiratory depression, anaphylaxis| Nursing Considerations/Teachings/Interventions: Nursing Consideration: pt should […]

How Does Drug Abuse Affect Personal Development of Hong Kong Teenagers?

Liberal Studies: Independent Enquiry Studies Enquiry theme: How does drug abuse affect personal development of Hong Kong teenagers? 1. Introduction I am interested in the topic of drug abuse since I first study the bad effects of drug abuse. However, the reason I chose drug abuse as my enquiry topic because a new that I […]

Drug Addiction

Drug Addiction The topic that caught my attention when I was reading my choices was “Drug Addiction”. Drug addiction is something that should not be taken lightly by anyone who has a family member or friend with this issue. We often wonder how and what make people turn into being a drug addict. “Drug addiction […]

Role of Social Media in Creating Drug Abuse

Abstract The study seeks to establish the general trend of the drug problem and critically analyse strategies used to address the problem; attempts to identify the role that twitter can play in creating awareness of the danger that drug abuse can bring to the society in general and within Nigerian campuses in particular. The findings […]

Drug Abuse

1.0 Topic and Chosen aspect Drug abuse among teenagers is the chosen aspect for this report. Drug abuse is defined as the excessive use of drugs without medicine justification. It is reported that 50% of teenagers have abused a drug of some kind (Teendrugrehabs n.d.). 1.1 Critical evaluation of findings One of the main factors […]

The illegal drug

The legalization of drugs is a common topic in America today. Many believe that drug use should be legalized, but I completely disagree. Drugs are frequently used today and they are illegal, the consequences that would grow if they were made legal would be more than this country can take on. In my opinion, three […]

Reaction Paper on Drug Addiction

“Drug abuse and addiction are major burdens to society; however, staggering as these numbers are, they provide a limited perspective of the devastating consequences of this disease,” Numerous incidents have been reported in television and social Medias about drug users and dealers who are caught in the acts, especially in those squatters area or what […]

Should Those Be Applying for Welfare Be Drug Tested?

Welfare is defined as the provision of social support for citizens, giving them a minimal level of well-being. In media, welfare is also referred to as public aid. Most welfare provisions are handled by the government, and usually cover financial aid, unemployment insurance, and universal healthcare services. Since the beginning of year 1996, U.S. politicians […]

Drug Addiction

Drug is a substance that causes addiction, and it’s prohibits to treaded or grown or manufactured it only for some purposes prescribed by law. Drug addiction is one of the major problems In society. The effects of this disease are really serious. Many people get used to have drugs. Therefore, they get easily addicted to […]

The causes and effects of drug abuse amongst the youth

A drug can be said to be any substance used in medicine. It can also be said to be any substance taken by some people to get a certain effect, such as happiness and excitement. A drug addict is said to be someone whose life has become dependent on drugs, hence drug abuse. Peer pressure; […]

Should people on welfare have to be drug tested

INTRODUCTION: There is an ongoing debate on whether drug testing of welfare recipients is legal in many of the local state governments. Welfare is suppose to meet the basic needs and drugs are far from the basic human needs. If recipients on using drugs get all the benefits they are more likely to take their […]

Psychological and social processes in the development of drug addiction

Psychological and social processes in the development of drug addiction Introduction        Drug addiction can be defined as a compulsive need to use drugs in order to function normally. It can also be defined as primary, chronic, neurobiological disease with genetic, psychosocial and environmental factors influencing its development and manifestations. It is characterized […]

Is drug addiction a disease or a choice

Is drug addiction a disease or a choice? Introduction             Have you in any way contemplated whether drug addiction is a disease or a choice? This topic has been very controversial and has brought about many debates to ascertain the whole thing. Many researchers have taken a stand that being a drug addict is completely […]