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Legalizing Marijuana
By , moline, IL
Marijuana is like people they have advantages and disadvantages and legalizing it has advantages and disadvantages. What I am trying to get to is should we legalize marijuana? Some people say yes but some say no we shouldn’t legalize... (more »)
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Up in Smoke
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My grandpa was a smoker. Whenever I walked into his house or was near him while he smoked, it reeked, and I started coughing up a lung. He stopped smoking due to abdominal pain while visiting the hospital for appendicitis. Although he had to... (more »)
Steroid Use in the Sport of Baseball
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In the sport of baseball, the use of performance enhancing drugs has been going on for years. The first performance-enhancing drug (PED’s) used dates all the way back to 1889, when pitcher Pud Galvin started using it to improve his play.... (more »)
Steroids and PEDs
By , Reno, NV
Professional athletes often use performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) and/or steroids.  These substances improve physical performance for a short period of time.  These drugs can also help a person’s body to recover quicker. ... (more »)
Underage Alcohol Consumption
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Most minors have tried alcohol at least once for one reason or another. But, did you know it’s perfectly legal for minors to drink alcohol in forty five states for various reasons. Over half of the U.S. allows drinking under the... (more »)
Marijuana Production
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As Mrs. Illa, my health teacher once said, “Marijuana is the gateway drug to taking drugs that are way worse”, and I am a strong supporter of what she is saying. Marijuana is a terrible drug that people are taking just to take. The... (more »)
Marijuana: Is it as dangerous as it seems?
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Imagine this... you are walking about you day, minding your own business, and carrying something you bought at a local store. Then, you walk just outside your state of Colorado, and all of the sudden a police dog runs at you and starts barking,... (more »)
Passive Smoking
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One day I was hanging out with my cousin and we were talking about different things. Then he lit up a cigarette because he is older than me and he smokes a lot. I was kind of bothered by the smoke so I told him to turn it off because it was... (more »)
Drug Use
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Considering the availability of drugs in the community we live in, they are becoming more and more common among teens. Even though I haven’t been personally affected by drug use, I know that there is no way to escape it. In the society we... (more »)
Absurd Alcohol Advertising
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When watching any kind of sporting event on television, what types of advertisements occur the most often?  Car commercials are common, as are those for insurance.  However, the one that tends to come to mind the quickest is... (more »)
Hard Drugs Can Cure World Hunger
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John Smith, a drug enthusiast found twitching in an alley behind the town’s old, abandoned grocery store, in an interview last week claimed that students should use ‘cognitive enhancement’ drugs to raise the ceiling of their academic... (more »)
Is It Okay to Legalize Drugs?
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Ever since drugs were "popular"if you will, people have been wanting to legalize those drugs.And not a lot has happened, until about 2014. Then people started want Marajuana legalized,which can be used for medicinal uses; some states have. But... (more »)
Between Realities
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Do you have that one friend who is really nice? A great friend? That one who you hang out with all the time, who's always there for you? The on who you can't imagine yourself without? Everything changes. Think about them again. Do you still have... (more »)
Drug Addiction: Is It a Choice?
By , Portland, OR
Although drug users choose to try the drug the first time, a long time drug addiction can cause mental and physical brain damage and psychological dependence, because the damage that is caused mentally and physically can cause long time... (more »)
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Legalization of Marijuana
By , roanoke, VA
1000 dollars minimum, jail time, mandatory drug testing, drug awareness classes, probation, electric monitoring, all of these are penalties for the possession of marijuana under the federal law. All of these punishments are for your FIRST... (more »)
Pop Culture's Drug Use Problem
By , Cincinnati, OH
Drugs are a part of pop culture. Heroin, crack, weed, and LSD are a few of the illegal drugs, but there are legal drugs that are just as bad for you. Alcohol and tobacco are legal drugs, and they are absolutely awful for you. Honestly,... (more »)
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