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Topic: The Exploration Of Drugs And The Cause Abuse Of Drugs In Different Countries

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IntroThis essay will talk about the use and the abuse of drugs in different counties. In addition this essay, will compare the use of drugs between different ages. Furthermore, or going into more depth this essay will talk about 7 different types of drugs and explain their details. Also this essay will give an idea of that drugs are why people star using them.Drugs and Their DetailsThis essay will talk about 7 types of drugs, which are: Ecstasy, Heroin, Cocaine or Crack, Steroids, Marijuana, GHB, and Ketamine. Before starting to look at the different types of drugs it is important to understand what drugs are. A interview has been done, 17 people were asked this question; what are drugs?¨"Substances which make you feel weird"¨"Something illegal"¨"Chemical substance which makes you feel differently"¨"Something negative"¨"Something what is dangerous"¨"Something cool"¨"Makes, or gives a new feeling or emotion"¨"Makes you feel good about yourself"¨"Helps to forget problems"¨"Makes you high"¨"A medicine"¨"Ruin lives"¨"Changes people"¨"Something very dangerous, and caused side effects"¨"Something unrealistic"¨"A medicine which is used illegally"¨"A substance which changes you physically or physiologically"A wide range of answers has been given, but the main problem is which one is the right answer. Most of these answers are just assumptions, opinions or this which people believe also based on experiences such as movies, friends and etc. For example, the answer "Something cool" is just an thought or an idea which is based on unrealistic examples, such as movies. A good way of really understanding what drugs are is to first to understand what drugs do to people. It is known that drugs change people, either in a physical way or a physiological way. These changes could not be described as pleasant, or 'cool', but they are the exact opposite. What drugs do to people, is they give new emotions, make people fell strange, but this first time feelings are very deceiving, as they do not last for ever and when they end the other side of drugs floats up. A basic dictionary would give two meanings of drugs and they would look something like this:1.a.A substance used in the diagnosis, treatment, or prevention of a disease or as a component of a medication.b.Such a substance as recognized or defined by the U.S. Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.2.a.A chemical substance, such as a narcotic or hallucinogen, that affects the central nervous system, causing changes in behaviour and often addiction.In other words drugs have two sides, in the first side they are used in medicine as medication (legally). Then the second side is then drugs are used as substances, in order to obtain a certain feeling or emotion.The types of drugs about which I will talk about in this essay are the following:All of these drugs share different qualities, but one, which is most noticeable and dangerous, is the fact that they are...

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