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Top Voted Drugs / Alcohol / Smoking Articles

Here are the top voted drugs / alcohol / smoking articles:

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#1
Drinking Age Should Be Lowered
People use alcohol for numerous reasons; peer pressure, celebration, anxiety, sadness, boredom, rebellion and insomnia are just a few. Teens fall under the category of “people”. The legal drinking age is currently twenty-one, but illegally... (more »)
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#2
A Latent Addiction This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
     I have recently been diagnosed with an addiction - to coffee. And I am not alone. This is a problem among Americans of all ages. The coffee shop has become a social staple in our culture. Its enticing aroma, cozy and... (more »)
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#3
Drinking Laws This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
     A strong belief of mine is that the drinking age should be increased. I don’t believe that at 21 most people are either mature enough or responsible enough to handle drinking. Alcohol is one of the most commonly... (more »)
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#4
Drugs are never right!
In society we face a number of problems. We face many different problems from ocean to ocean, but the problem that causes the most problems these days are drugs. With drugs come many different problems. Drugs cause bad decision making, committing... (more »)
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#5
Drug Use Should Be Legal in America
Next year, America will have undergone two changes that seem to run counter to each other. Absinthe will be legal, while the hallucinogen salvia is currently in the process of becoming illegal in the states. While absinthe has long been... (more »)
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#6
My Natural High
My favorite thing to do is writing essays for English class. When I’m writing a book report I take my time writing, because I want to make a good grade, and I want it to be a good piece of work. Sometimes, when I am bored in the weekends, I... (more »)
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#7
Driving Under the Influence
“Just one time, come on, loosen up!” At a party, you hear the taunting voices of those you thought were your “friends.” “I don’t drink, I told you guys already,” You urge them to understand. “Just one swig,” they chime in... (more »)
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#8
Teenage driving
In 2005, the NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Association) discovered many astounding about drivers age 15-20. These statistics proved that approximately 3,467 drivers, age 15-20, died in car accidents in 2005. This became the leading cause... (more »)
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#9
Our world these days
The morals of inhabitants of this world we are living in is obviously getting progressively worse. Ice cream trucks have always been a symbol of Americana, and parents often get nostalgic when hearing the Mr. Softee jingle. Most parents feel safe... (more »)
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#10
Alcohola Abuse Leads To Violence
Did you know that alcohol is “The leading drug abused in the nation”? According to the United States department of Health and Human Resources. Many people say they can control their drinking, But when do you know when you’ve had one drink... (more »)
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#11
Smoking and Your Health
My sister got caught smoking a cigarette by my mother, who is not someone you want to get caught by. A year or two ago when I found out that my sister smoked cigarettes, I wondered why. I had tried one before, and it sure didnt taste good. She... (more »)
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#12
State-Wide Smoking Ban
Unrealistic. That is the best term that can be used to describe a state-wide smoking ban in Missouri. In February, Senator Kurt Odenwald proposed a state-wide smoking ban to the Missouri General Assembly. Governor Matt Blunt stated in contrary... (more »)
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#13
Ban on smoking cigarettes in all vehicles
Cigars, pipes and cigarettes slow your blood flow, cut off oxygen to your feet and hands and cause heart attacks and strokes (Quit-Smoking-top.com). Based on this information, should people be allowed to smoke in cars? Driving a car, while... (more »)
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#14
Use or Abuse?
Steroids are artificial hormones or chemicals, which are used in medical treatment. One type of steroids, anabolic steroids, imitate the male hormone testosterone. Anabolic steroids are sometimes used by athletes to build muscle. One kind... (more »)
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#15
Mad Drivers
Cars demolish into half their seize. Some even look like papers that are crumbled. This is only one of the effects of drinking and driving leaves. Today drinking drivers affect every one. I want most of these people off the streets that are part... (more »)
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#16
M.A.D.D.
The organization of Mothers Against Drunk Drivers ( MADD), originally, was established to fight drunk driving, and to help those who haven fallen victim to its injustice. However, over the years its focus has shifted, taking a different turn. They... (more »)
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