Addiction Papers

  • Ketamine - A Psychoactive Drug

    1321 words, 6 pages

    Ketamine hydrochloride, known on the streets as Special K, is a powerful hallucinogen widely used as an animal tranquilizer by veterinarians. It was originally created for human anaesthetic, it is still used as a general anaesthetic for children, people with very poor health, and by vets. Effects from the drug are a lot like the effects of PCP. Users call the high they get from Special K "K Hole”. K Hole is described as visual distortions and users lose track of time, sense, and identity. While in the K Hole, people usually can’t move, they just stay seated or lying down during the experience.

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    Legalization Of Marijuana

    678 words, 3 pages

    Marijuana is a common name for the hemp plant, cannabis sativa. However, marijuana, also known as pot, grass or weed, does not contain just one chemical. In fact, it contains 61 known relatives of the primary active ingredient, Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), and more than 400 known chemical toxins also have been found in marijuana. When burned, even more toxic compounds are produced. Smoking marijuana can cause faster heartbeat and pulse rate, bloodshot eyes, dry mouth and dry throat, reduce, short term memory, alter sense of time, reduces concentration and coordination. The typical

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    Health Issues

    658 words, 3 pages

    Alcohol Alcohol is a dangerous substance that many people find themselves associated with everyday. While some people will not have a problem with drinking alcohol and only do so on occasion, many more people struggle with alcohol abuse and addiction everyday. There are many different definitions of alcohol abuse. It depends on what group you ask because each group will say something different. For example, to many students in high school and college, “heaving drinking that leads to vomiting [or blacking out] is not alcohol abuse but simply having a good time and being one of the g

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    Investigating Drug Testing’s Validity:

    2731 words, 11 pages

    In today’s modern society, businesses need to do everything that they can to ensure that they have a stable and productive workforce. One of the most common methods for producing a stable, productive workforce in recent years has been drug testing/screening. Many believe that drug testing is a valid and useful tool available to businesses to promote a workplace culture the business prefers. Others feel that drug testing is a violation of privacy and has no place at a business. Almost everyone knows of someone that has abused drugs before, during, or after work. Not many know of how drug abuse

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    Essay

    2739 words, 11 pages

    Introduction The possession and cultivation of marijuana is illegal in many countries. However its decriminalization has become one of the most acute for the last 10 years. Specialists if different areas call to revise old norms and legalize possession and cultivation of marijuana. I examined historical, medical, social and financial aspects of the problem and received evidence that legalization is possible and even necessary in today’s world of free morality. It is obvious that the advantages of legal marijuana overweight its harm. 1. The short story of marijuana prohibition Since early ti

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