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9 pages in length. The writer discusses how in an attempt to curb drug use in the workplace, a substantial number of companies has implemented drug-testing programs for both existing and potential employees. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

This 6 page report discusses the fact that illegal drugs have been a top concern of the CIA for decades but in the 1950s and 1960s, that concern was based more on what certain drugs could accomplish for the CIA rather than what the drugs would do to human beings. It took full advantage of its power to take any ...

This 3 page paper explores the effect of religion on adolescents who are addicted to, or who try, illegal substances. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

This 3 page paper examines how wine had its start in the Ancient world and how it is associated with social class, religion, and trade. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

This 12 presents a comparison study that found the African American mother of low socio-economic status o be the most likely candidate for using cocaine during pregnancy. Knowing this, programs and strategies may be implemented targeting that specific population for assistance with pre-natal care and drug dependency treatment as an alternative to prosecution and incarceration. Bibliography lists 16 sources.

A 6 page paper which examines whether or not drugs which are now illegal should be made legal. The paper argues that drugs should be legal. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

This 5 page report discusses the idea of legal consent as related to sexual relations and argues that “consent” exists whether or not the consenting person is under influence of alcohol. By its very nature, consent is a subjective concept. And issues surrounding occurrences such as acquaintance rape need to be clarified if the legal and ethical implications of the issue ...

This is a 12 page paper that provides an overview of the 4th amendment. Using a hypothetical case student, the paper explores the various aspects of the amendment which play into making a legal determination of whether or not evidence has been gathered in a legal manner. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

  • 5 page paper

5 page discussion of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS). Explores relevant problems, history, adolescent manifestations etc; Bibliography lists 7 sources.

LSD / The Drug

  • 7 page paper

7 pages in length. In this well-organized essay, the writer describes the nature of LSD, its history, use, properties, and banning. Particular emphasis is placed upon the 'LSD controversy' and some of the known side effects of drug usage. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

This is a 7 page paper discussing fetal alcohol syndrome, its incidence, cost to society and relation in the criminal justice system. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS), Fetal Alcohol Effects (FAE), Alcohol-Related Neurodevelopmental Disorders (ARND), Alcohol-Related Birth Defects (ARBD) and alcohol-exposed Static Encephalopathy (SE) are all terms for the defect which occurs to a child when ...

This 6 page paper discusses the history of wine, its cultural aspects, and benefits to health and the environment. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

A 10 page history of Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A.) and the basis of its creation. Addresses the myth that A.A. is based on Christian precepts. Discounts this myth as being unfounded, pointing out that in reality the approach of the organization is based as much, if not more, on the occult than on Christianity. ...

An 11 page paper. There have been numerous laws and regulations passed over the last fifteen years that address the production, sale and consumption of tobacco products as well as the advertising for them. Legislation regarding smoking, however, began in the 19th century. The writer provides a brief overview of the history of legislation involving ...

An 11 page overview of the issues surrounding illicit drug use in the United States. Outlines the history of programs designed to curb that usage and makes suggestions for future concentration on changing the perceptions of our youth and imposing penalties which make drug use unattractive. Includes numerous statistics about the past and ...

A 5 page research paper that offers several definitions of "addiction" and relates these definitions to illustrative case studies, while also addressing other issues. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Drug Abuse Essay:

  • 5 page paper

This 5 page paper discusses the complexities of defining 'drug abuse' and then proceeds to explain how labeling theory is used as an explanation for drug abuse. Furthermore, this paper highlights the ways in which labeling theory can be employed as a strategy to reduce drug abuse in our society. Bibliography lists 3 ...

8 pages in length. There is, perhaps, nothing more eye opening to the brevity of life than witnessing – or being victim to - an automobile accident, particularly when such a catastrophe is caused by a drunk driver. Not only does it immediately wrench one from the idle comfort that inconspicuously shields people ...

Written mostly from a scientific perspective, this 7 page paper discusses the chemistry of steroids, bio-physiological implications, and more. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

This 7 page paper examines the history of the establishment of a drinking age. Furthermore, this paper argues the reasons why the age should not be lower than 21. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

This 3 page paper examines a practical method of smoke cessation. The problem with smoking cigarettes is carefully examined. A recommendation is made. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

This is a 10 page paper discussing the history, chemistry and effects of cocaine and its usage in Western society. Originating in 1860 in Western society, cocaine has been used extensively as a recreational drug. Synthetic cocaine is now produced because of the increased effort in the restrictions of obtaining drug from its natural source. ...

A 4 page overview of the relation of drug ionization, specifically of whether the drug is a weak acid or a weak base, to its absorption into the body and consequent excretion from the body. Notes a differential absorption and excretion, according to physiological pH, as to where the drug is absorbed and when ...

This 5 page paper considers communication in individuals and families where alcohol abuse is a problems. The paper starts with a review of the different types of communication, and then goes on to look at how the lack of these in an effective manner can be seen a correlating with alcohol abuse. The bibliography cites ...

This 12 page paper provides an overview of the issue in public health of dual diagnoses. This paper considers the breadth of the issue, that includes treatment issues for people with alcohol/drug dependency and mental health diagnoses. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

An 8 page overview of the man and his life. Noted for his strange literary tilt, Thompson lived the life he wrote about. Two of his most popular books, "Hells Angels" and "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas : A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream" reveal many of the ...

A 5 page paper which argues that education, as it relates to the use of alcohol, is far more important and effective than abstinence in dealing with alcohol abuse. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 10 page overview of the G.R.E.A.T. program and the experimental design of a paper reviewing its effectiveness. G.R.E.A.T. is an in-school program which targets middle school age children in hopes of deterring their interest in joining gangs. Despite the program inconsistencies in design and presentation a national study conducted by researchers at ...

Ethics in Education

  • 3 page paper

A 3 page paper discussing ethical dilemmas teachers face; their ethical responsibilities and how they should solve their ethical dilemmas. Glasser's (1997) admonition succinctly summarizes other authors' advice to be authentic and accessible, and to model ethical behavior so that students have opportunity to learn in that manner as well. Bibliography lists 7 ...

It is important to address the needs of the student by building skills that would enable them emotionally, physically, and academically as they attempt to make sense of the presence of drugs in their lives. This 3 page paper provides an outline of a drug education curriculum appropriate for fifth graders. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

This 5-page paper focuses on an educational needs assessment for Turning Point Detox, and some thoughts about implementation. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Gender and Tobacco Use

  • 5 page paper

A 5 page paper which examines gender differences as it relates to the use of tobacco. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

5 pages. There are two main issues plaguing our country today and those are the use of illicit drugs and the less than adequate education received by the general population. The government has failed to solve both problems in the past and it can be assumed it will be making no headway in ...

4 pages in length. An argument in favor of needle exchange programs -- an inherently HIV- reducing idea that has proven itself to be effective in European countries and recently in the U.S. as well. The writer presents an overview of legal issues, public views, and concludes that the government should be more supportive of ...

A 10 page consideration of the use of drugs such as Modafinil (Profigil), Methylphenidate (Ritalin), and Amphetamines (Adderall). This paper discusses the negative impacts of such use. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

This 3 page paper discusses alcohol abuse and why it can be considered a public health issue. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

This 10 page paper targets the community of Brooklyn, New York for consideration of treatment and, or, intervention policy regarding health measures specific to women in the lower socio-economic grouping. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

This is a 10 pape paper which discussed the history of alcohol, it potential for abuse and the risks and benefits of alcohol consumption. The bibliography has 9 sources.

7 pages in length. Cigarettes, once considered glamorous and chic, have emerged as the single most external threat to the health of the general public. The conflict over smoking has become perhaps the greatest morality play of late 20th-Century America. Whether or not one smokes makes no difference as to the ...

A 6 page paper. Does red wine really reduce risk for coronary heart disease? It was in the early 20th century that evidence showed moderate consumption of alcoholic beverages reduced the risk of heart disease. The writer reports these studies and the studies demonstrating the health benefits of a daily glass of red wine. The ...

A 7 page paper discussing both the health benefits and the health problems associated with regular wine consumption. Numerous experts are divided in their opinions on the topic and some of the opposing viewpoints and information are presented in this report. Bibliography lists seven sources.

While this 14 page paper concludes that steroids should not be used, a history of use of steroids in the military is explored along with a look at its usage in society in general. The detrimental effects of anabolic steroids are relayed. This paper includes an Annotated Bibliography with 10 sources.

Substance Abuse

  • 4 page paper

This 4 page research paper describes cost effectiveness of the California Access to Recovery Effort (CARE) program, discusses two theoretical models of addiction that the writer do not benefit provision of treatment and provides an opinion as to the most significant shift in substance abuse treatment history. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Morphine (An Overview)

  • 3 page paper

This 3 page paper looks at positive and negative aspects of this drug. The history of morphine as used in the United States is included as well. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Cognac

  • 5 page paper

This 5 page paper looks at the history and development of cognac, what it is, where it comes from, how it is made, and how it is used. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

THE DANGERS OF ECSTACY

  • 5 page paper

This paper examines the newest designer/club drug called 'ecstacy.' The paper discusses the drug's history, its chemical compound and the side effects, which researchers are just starting to learn. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

This 9 page paper examines the DARE program. The paper argues that the program does not work. The new DARE program is investigated but history is relayed about its origins. Alternatives are noted. Support is provided for the assumptions. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

This 15 page paper examines anabolic steroid use amongst high school athletes in the United States. Attention is paid to testing programs. This literature review focuses on prevalence, history, effects of the drugs, and what can be done to stop the problem. Research is provided to support the assumptions. Bibliography lists 20 sources.

This 6 page paper questions the disease concept and explores a bit about its history. The paper supports efforts to combat alcoholism, even if the disease concept is not valid. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Drug Law Offenders

  • 5 page paper

5 pages in length. Drug use in the United States – and the methods by which law enforcement officials attempt to control it – has long represented a struggle between those who abuse its addictive tendencies and those who try to rid society of its presence. The extent to which this ongoing battle ...

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