The drug use in Mexico is a topic that has been really analyzed and discussed lately. A lot of people are against and a lot of people support them. It is a complicated topic due that in Mexico the drug war and the drug cartels are present in our cities. Since the legalization of cannabis in some states of the US, this topic has risen in Mexico. Drug dealing in Mexico has been present in our society from long time ago, and trafficking between the US and Mexico has been risen a lot.
The world population has reached 7 billion people. Of these, an estimated 230 million people or 5% of the world’s adult population abused drugs at least once in 2010 according to United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (2011). Approximately 27 million (0.6% of the world adult population) are problem drug users or drug addicts (United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, 2011). Drug addicts require treatment. In 2009, 4.5 million people worldwide were receiving treatment for problems related to drug abuse, though the need is much higher.
Therefore states only want to make it legal , so it can help sick people.It is also beneficial to the everyday person for relief of migraines, OCD’s, ADHD, ADD, and even prevention of Alzheimer’s. But the government has tried to prevent patients from getting cannabis and jeopardizeing Doctors who prescribe it with criminal prosecution or loss of their license to practice.Marijuana has acknowledge of good and bad
In 2007, the total amount of oxycodone produced was a whooping seventy five tons. This number rose to over a hundred and twenty two tons in 2010. A more disturbing fact about Percocet is that it has hit women, adolescents and seniors more badly. In 2006, oxycodone pills sent over sixty four thousand patients to the Emergency Room (ER). The number of ER visits due to oxycodone pills, including Percocet, increased by over one fifty percent between 2004 and 2008.
The Meth Epidemic Upon viewing the film The Meth Epidemic I read the summary on what the movie was going to be about and a lot of questions were running through my mind. Questions such as to why did methamphetamine increase so drastically that it was labeled as an epidemic? Where are the people finding the ingredients to make this drug? The biggest question of them all is, could they have stopped the use of methamphetamine before it resulted in becoming an epidemic? In my opinion, I think that I will find this documentary helpful and interesting because I am majoring in Pharmacy and from my prior knowledge meth is used from cold medicines which are found in the Pharmacy.
6). From this we can conclude that the statistic of drug usage is way too high and may be the cause of more harmful effects such as overdoses. While alcohol is still a drug and still has the potential of being very dangerous heroin and other street drugs do not seem to be a adequate and safe substitute and is proven to be even more dangerous. When we look at Opioid and other drug use in America compared to other countries we notice that america is one of the leading countries in drug use around the
Within the last 22 years, from 1991 to 2013, the prescriptions written by doctors for opioids have increased from 76 million to 207 million. Opioids are a drug class that were developed originally, to treat severe pain for people who are dying of cancer or other severe illnesses. This began when pharmaceutical companies assured the medical community that people would not become addicted to opioid pain relievers. As a result doctors began to prescribe opioids more frequently. There are different kinds of opioids.
They were harmful to people’s health. Because these two drugs were so popular and used very often in raves, adults such as parents of the young adults are always worried. The drugs have consequences. There has been incidents where people overdosed on ecstasy and crystal meth. Some sociologist believes that the ecstasy is helpful to be in the moment of the raves.
As far back as I can remember, (which was back in 1995) when I first started seeing the illegal immigrants, it seemed like there were not a whole lot of them. Now it is estimated that there are about 12 million illegal immigrants throughout the United States of America. What seems to be the big problem here is that the majority of the Americans believe that the illegal immigrants came here just
More than 63 percent buy organic food and beverages at least sometimes. In United States, the increasing usage of pesticides and antibiotics in the food products are raising health concerns. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2013 stated that about 1.1 billion pounds of pesticides active ingredients are being used annually in the country. Over 20,000 pesticides products are being marketed annually, which is adversely impacting the health of the consumers. Therefore, the organic foods which are produced using environment and animal friendly organic farming methods are getting awareness in the country.