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Cocaine And Morphine

Cocaine and Morphine Cocaine and morphine are two illicit substances that have been constantly abused and evolving over the past 150 years in the United States and around the world. Cocaine was first synthesized in 1855 but was not recognized for its medicinal effects until 1880 (History of Cocaine). Cocaine...

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Smoking And Fitness

Smoking and fitness Cigarette smoking is the major single cause of cancer morality in the United States. This statement is true because cigarette smoking and tobacco use are more acquired behaviors, ones that the individual chooses to do, and smoking is the most preventable cause of premature death in our...

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Smoking As A Weapon Of Mass Destruction

Smoking As A Weapon of Mass Destruction For decades smoking has been glamorized and alluring. It has been viewed as sexy, sophisticated, and elegant. It wasn’t until the 1960s that health authorities began challenging the “wonderful idea” of lighting up. Today, cigarettes have become the new weapon of mass destruction....

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Hypnosis

Hypnosis is derived from the Greek word “Hypnos.” The word Hypnos simply means “to sleep.” The trance-like state induced from a suggestion by an individual is supposedly similar to a sleeping state of mind (The American). After the encouraged trance has begun further suggestions to the individual being hypnotized will...

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Persuasive Speech Essay Anti Smoking Campaign

Persuasive speech essay against cigarette smoking Introduction: Attention getter: “Cigarettes kill more Americans than alcohol, car accidents, suicide, AIDS, homicide, and illegal drugs combined.” ( www.cancer.org) Are you killing yourself? Credibility: Cigarette smoking affects my life. Other than the dangers of inhaling second hand smoke daily, my loved ones are...

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Drug Abuse And Effects

Drug abuse is one of biggest problems in United States today. A drug is a chemical substance that has an impact on the balance of the brain, which affects how we feel and act towards life. Drugs that are abused can alter feelings, thoughts, and behavior. Many drugs can cause...

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Legalizing Marijuana

Jordan Smith English Ms. Wiese Let’s Legalize it! “The only way in which a human being can make some approach to knowing the whole of any subject is by hearing what can be said about it by persons of every variety of opinion and studying all modes in which in...

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Why Marijuana Should Be Legalized

Should Marijuana Be Legalized? In society today, many people look for a feeling of freedom. Many people go on vacation and spend money. The most common gateway for people is drugs. Our American society is facing a tremendous drug problem. It has become a highly controversial issue whether drugs such...

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Medicinal Marijuana A Medical Breakthrough

“Scientific data indicate the potential therapeutic value of cannabinoid drugs, primarily THC, for pain relief, control of nausea and vomiting, and appetite stimulation. … Except for the harms associated with smoking, the adverse effects of marijuana use are within the range tolerated for other medications” (Stroup). It’s been an old...

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ravishing of communities by Methamphetamines

Methamphetamines can and will become the largest problem the United States will have to deal with due to many different circumstances that need to be addressed. The general public in the United States looks at the major problems we have to be things like crime rates and terrorism, but in...

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Marijuana

Want to go smoke a doobie? Matt Presley Clay Williams English 102 Documented Argument Handling life-threatening illnesses and helping prolong life, our medical community continues to expand our ability to help these two factors. In recent years it has been discovered that the use of Marijuana alleviates several symptoms associated...

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Legalize It

Legalize it, Don’t Criticize it Hundreds of years ago marijuana was legal and was no big deal at all. Everyone was acquainted with the plant. It was considered one of the hardiest and most versatile plants around. Many of our historical icons may very well have been users of marijuana....

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Lower The Legal Drinking Age

Lower the Legal Drinking Age Since the time of prohibition in the 1920’s there has always been a great debate over whether or not alcohol should be consumed in the United States. In 1933 the government said that it was legal to manufacture and consume alcohol in the United States...

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Camel Cigarettes Good To The Last Drag

Camel Cigarettes: Good to the Last Drag Millions of cigarettes are made and shipped out daily from factories all around the country. Each smoker has hundreds of brands too choose from. Looking at any cigarette selection at any store a smoker will see Marlboros, Newports, Benson and Hedges, Winstons, Salems,...

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Legalizing Marijuana

To the AIDS or cancer patient, marijuana is the plant that fights nausea and appetite loss. To the nutritionist, its seed is second only to the soybean in nutritional value and is a source of cooking oil and vitamins. To the paper or cloth manufacturer, it is the plant that...

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Medical Marijuana

The use of medical marijuana has been a controversial issue in the United States for a large part of the last decade. In 1994 a bill was passed through both house in California which would allow the medicinal use of marijuana in critically ill patients, however the bill was vetoed...

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