Drug Addiction and Drugs

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Drugs Addiction
Miami Beach Senior High

Ashley Gonzalez
Ms. Cooper/Mr.Sussman
English II-Period Three
06 March 2013

Drugs Addiction
Topic and Thesis Statement
Miami Beach Senior High

Topic:
Drugs

Thesis Statement:
In an examination of drugs I will discuss causes of this disease/or social dilemma. I will also discuss the effect of drugs on individuals, families and society.

Ashley Gonzalez
Ms. Cooper/Mr.Sussman
English II-Period Three
06 March 2013

Drugs Addiction
Research proposal
Miami Beach Senior High

Research Proposal:
My research paper is on drugs in the work place. I will define drugs
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Ashley Gonzalez
Ms. Cooper/Mr.Sussman
English II-Period Three
06 March 2013

Drugs
Who does drug addiction affect?

A. Percentage of women’s
The percentages of women who are affected by drugs nationwide is 21.5 million, 3.5 million misuse prescription drugs and 3.1 million report regularly using illicit drugs. Mostly half of the women’s of ages 15-44 have used drugs at least once in their lifetime. Two millions use cocaine, sex million used marijuana and four million who used prescription drugs non-medically. Ages 12-17 years old, females exceed males in the use of cigarettes, cocaine, crack, inhalants and prescription drugs for non-medical reasons. Females have less muscle tissue than men and the enzymes that metabolize alcohol are less effect in women. Every year 140,000 women die from smoking.

B. Percentage of men’s
Almost 20 percent of all Medicaid hospital costs and nearly $1 of every $4 Medicare spends on inpatient care is associated with substance abuse. 70 percent of individuals in state prisons and jails have used illegal drugs regularly. More then 80% increase in prisoner inmates since 1985. But an estimated 20 percent of people in the United States have used preblockedion drugs for nonmedical reasons Alcohol is the second most widely consumed psychoactive substance in Britain. Between 1963 and 2005, per capita consumption of

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