Why U Shouldnt Use Drugs

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Why you shouldn’t use drugs Drug use is a growing rapidly in the United States, especially among teens and even younger kids. whether its marijuana, cocaine, or anything else considered illegal. The misuse of drugs can lead to negative consequences in ones life. There are many in depth reasons for not leading a path of illegal drug abuse. The first major reason being your physical health. Inhaling drugs like marijuana clearly is dangerous. If done enough, it can have the same effects that smoking cigarettes can cause. Marijuana has five times as much tar as the amount of tobacco. Injecting drugs with needles, such as heroine, can be fatal in a shorter time. Consider that every time the addict…show more content…
However, even friends will leave the addict to his own choices, and may decide to stop socializing with them. The addict, already losing his or her family, will have lost all social friends too. The next reason is depression. Depression can turn anyone towards drugs. Many drugs such as pills, marijuana and cocaine offer an escape from the sadness. If the addicted continues to use drugs, loses friends and family, he will inevitably have troubles with depression, which will create for a sad lonely miserable life for the user. Also one other main reason can be Mental Illness. Even worse than depression, which people experience every day, is the fact that the chances for mental illness are higher for the addicted person than for the non addict. It could also be said the addicts are already acting in an insane way by choosing something like cocaine, heroine, or meth over family and friends. Another major reason is Money, and getting money for the drug. Where will addicts go once they lose their job? Often, money is the major concern of addicts. Some will take to selling drugs just to get by. Either way, the user will spend most of the money they earn on more drugs. They are often willing to steal and borrow to continue using drugs. This is a result in them having no money left and being willing to do many things to get their next drug. One other good reason is school, and

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