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Are they really heroes?
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“Many Olympic champions weren’t those who are gifted, but those who lie. That makes me sick.”  This was a quote from a documentary narrated by Russian track runner Yulia Stepanova about doping in sports, a practice that... (more »)
Live Longer or Shorten It
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Do people even care about their selves, or do they care more about getting high and feeling relaxed? Have they even considered about quitting? A cigarette is a small cylinder of finely cut tobacco leaves rolled in thin paper for smoking. . It... (more »)
Breathing in Gas Chamber Poison
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When I go to a city like Philadelphia, I always discover at least one person in an alley, street, or outside of a building holding a white stick. The people who hold the white stick either blows out horrible-smelling smoke from their mouths... (more »)
Medical Marijuana
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Medical marijuana has been around for many years and the doctors still are using harmful pills. My grandmother had to take some of those pills and she almost died a year ago because of it. It could have been prevented if medical marijuana was... (more »)
Why Pro-Drug and Anti-Drug Are Both Ridiculous...
By , Oakland, CA
I am writing this because I see a trend in this website, as well as in almost any anti-drug writing. The trend that I see is that people refer to illegal drugs as simply "drugs". They say, "Say no to drugs" or "Drugs should be legalized" or... (more »)
There Will Be Light
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This is an Autobiography about a Latino/Urban boy. He grew up being the most popular kid in his school. He did a lot of bad things like doing drugs, for example, smoking weed that he got from his friends. He never did his homework, he... (more »)
The Teenage Party: An Over-Glorified Pukefest
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I’m a 16 year old girl and I don’t like parties. A bold statement, perhaps, for someone of my description - because when you hear something about the average girl in the latter half of her teenage years and parties I’m sure... (more »)
Why Marijuana Should Not Be Legalized
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Mary Jane. Weed. Pot. Nicknames for marijuana are endless, as are the negative impacts that its legalization would have on American citizens. The United States federal government should not legalize marijuana, because corporatization of... (more »)
Who Says Being a Quitter Is a Bad Thing?
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Who says being a quitter is a bad thing?  There’s been a lot of comments made on E-Cig. Used instead of regular. If the government want to guide our future generations from smoking they must think of another idea or strategy.... (more »)
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 »)
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