Drug Prevention Programs
– Physics has proven that with every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. This is very true with force and momentum but with a drug treatment program the opposite action is not going to be equal to the original. Drug treatment programs are faced with a very uphill battle that society and its members have a deep rooted vested interest in its success. First time to long time drug users face a daily challenge to either abuse drugs or resist the urge to start. To combat the evolving drug problem in America we invest a lot of time and money in drug treatment programs….
Personal Narrative: Reflection on my First Poem
– … I changed the start of the line from “Life is sweet” to “Always remember life is sweet” because I wanted people who read this poem to always remember that life is sweet and has its good moments. In my last poem, Mother Nature, I choose not to make any revisions although one revision was suggested. In line five my first word was preserved and I choose not to change it because I thought it fit well in the line “preserved, living, invigorating”. Mother Nature is preserved in the sense that our world has been living for 4.54 billion years and is still thriving….
The History of Tobacco
– … It was closely observed that this crop was easy to grow, trade, and use for personal enjoyment. The tobacco economy in the early colonies was a cycle of leaf demand, slave labor demand, a global industry that eventually led to the rise of the Chesapeake Consignment system, which means American tobacco farmers would sell their sell their crops to merchants in London but still retain ownership until the goods were sold or the person was transferred. Contracts were also drawn up with wholesalers in Charleston and New Orleans to ship the tobacco to London merchants, after which the loans would be repaid with profits from the sales….
The Tobacco Epidemic
– Introduction Tobacco epidemic killed 100 million people worldwide in the 20th Century. Tobacco epidemic could kill 1 billion in the 21st century alone. Smoking is responsible for the death of one in ten adults worldwide (about 5 million deaths per year) and, if current smoking patterns continue, by 2030 the proportion will be one in six, about 10 million deaths per year (World bank, 1999). This means that about 500 million people alive today will eventually be killed by tobacco (Peto & et al, 1994)….
The War on Tobacco
– Tobacco Regulation Tobacco companies have been in a battle with anti-smokers for a while about regulating tobacco, and there has been a war between tobacco companies and anti tobacco crusaders, because of regulating tobacco and some lawsuits. For one viewpoint regulating tobacco would be a good thing to do, anti tobacco crusaders are saying that regulation of tobacco is necessary to protect public health; on the other hand the other viewpoint is say that the tobacco companies are saying “regulation of tobacco will do more harm than good.” There are two sides to this war on tobacco regulation and here is the first viewpoint….