Posted in: Drug Abuse
How the Legalization of Marijuana Has Changed Drug Education
The legalization of marijuana in several states and the drug’s acceptance in much of the western world has changed the way the US school system ...
Pros and Cons of Decriminalizing Drug Addiction
Several US states have recently decided to legalize medical and recreational marijuana. Along the same path, the general population consciousness is moving toward being in ...
FAQs: Answering Your Biggest Questions About the Opioid Epidemic
Here’s a riddle for you: What is killing more Americans each year than either car accidents or firearms? The answer is opioids. Although opioid addiction ...
Initiating a Discussion on Drug Abuse
Drug abuse is a serious problem in the United States. A lot of people abuse drugs, many of them without fully understanding the negative consequences ...
What Are Narcotics and Why Are They Addictive?
Thousands of varieties of drugs, both legal and illegal, are available for use. All drugs affect a user’s body in some way, but their exact ...
How Drugs Can Cause Physical Distress
People abuse drugs for many different reasons. Some may abuse them in order to experience the pleasant sensations that a drug creates, others may do ...
Differences Between Drug Side Effects and Addiction Symptoms
Many drugs, whether legal or illegal, have side effects. These are unpleasant, unintended and sometimes dangerous effects that occur in addition to the desired effects ...
Drug Temptation for Professionals
There are a lot of stereotypes about people who abuse drugs. Many people assume that people who abuse drugs are lazy, weak and morally flawed.
The Difference Between an Illegal and a Controlled Substance
Legal drugs can either be bought over-the-counter or with a prescription from a medical doctor. Illegal drugs cannot legally be manufactured, bought or sold in ...