Terror

War on Terror; War on Freedom Throughout the history of this world, there have always been many discrepancies of ethnicity, cultures, religions, and philosophies. There are contradictions as there are agreements. There are similarities as there are differences. Peoples, tribes and whole nations have been defined by their traditions and cultures, but cultures have not …

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Essay about Decriminalization of Marijuana in Canada

Marijuana is currently a hot topic of debate throughout Canada, and has been for the past few years. Marijuana was first banned in 1923 under the Opium and Drug Act, but since 1997 the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act have controlled it. In 2000, over 30,000 Canadians were charged with possession of marijuana. Currently, the …

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Effects Of Soft Drugs On Society, And On Adolescent Youth

1 Introduction I have written this essay in response to the essay prompt Recreational use of soft drugs such as marijuana or ecstasy is less harmful than alcohol consumption and therefore should be decriminalised. In this essay I will talk about the effects that soft drugs have on society, and on adolescent youth. I will …

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Economic Benefits of the Legalization of Marijuana Essay

Crimes related to marijuana have gotten out of control in our society. With more than 750,000(MPP.org) people arrested annually on charges related to marijuana it’s clear that a change needs to occur. A clear choice would be to crack down on the sale and manufacture of marijuana, but the smarter choice would be to legalize …

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Sanctions

Sanctions are an important topic in the world today, especially with U.S. relations in Iraq. Sanctions put pressure on countries to change something they are doing wrong such as nuclear arms or human rights violations. Sanctions may sound like a great tool to use, but many things need to be changed with sanctions. Sanctions are …

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Cultural Attitudes Regarding Social Policy

Cultural attitudes regarding social policy often change with time. One of the best ways to analyze the changing culture of a society is by examining the progression of its laws. The laws governing marijuana have varied widely throughout the history of the United States. Tracking the path of laws regarding marijuana is a demonstrable example …

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Colorado Legalization and The Netherlands Drug Policy

Abstract The purpose of this paper is to discuss the legalization of marijuana in Colorado as well as the Netherlands drug policy. It has been found that even though Colorado has legalized marijuana, there are provisions that must be followed. The Netherlands however have not legalized marijuana, but they do feel that seeing possession of …

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