Illegal Drugs

The product is . The people who deal these drugs are
criminals. That's what makes the drug business different then any other.
*Alcohol is a drug, yet adults are allowed to use alcohol products.
*Nicotine is a drug, yet adults are allowed to use many different
forms of tobacco products, all which have tobacco in them.
*The drug Caffeine can be found in many everyday items, like soda
candy bars. Think of how many cops we would need if caffeine
products were illegal.

Why are drugs like cocaine,marijuana and heroin illegal? Cocaine,
marijuana and heroin are illegal because most people think that these
controlled substances are simply to dangerous for anyone to use. They ...

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pays the price of drug abuse:
more cops and prisons more hospitols and treatment centers and many lives
But drug users hurt themselves more than anybody because they are
supporting violent crimes in the drug world.
Just by using drugs they become part of that drug world. They are
already commiting acrime. But the relationship between drug use and crime
often means that drug users go on to commit crimes like
robbery,burglary,assult, and murder.
Drug addiction means that the brain is saying I need drugs now it
must have drugs. This offten means that addicts commit crimes to get money
for drugs.Studies show that drug use increases criminal behavior:

*64% of violent crimes involve someone on drugs.
*75% Of prison inmates have a drug use history.
*24% of addicts start dealing drugs to support their habit.

Studies also show that drugs play a big part in youth and crime:

*more than 83% of youth in prison have used drugs.
*40% of youth in prison for serious ...

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