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…show more content…
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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