Week_2_Problem_Solving_Essay

Week_2_Problem_Solving_Essay - Drug Abuse Worldwide...

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Drug Abuse Worldwide November 6, 2008 ENG 135 Lejla Tricic
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In 2005, the U.S. federal government exhausted more than $45.5 billion dollars for  the war on drugs, state and local governments exhaust an additional 30 billion.  A look at how  much money has been exhausted over time; it comes out to be about $600 per second.  (National Drug Control Strategy—Budget summary, 2005). The funds have since multiplied by  over a billion dollars. Drug abuse is widespread in several countries. Billions of dollars are  used globally preventing drug use, helping addicts, and battling drug-related offenses. Even  though drugs endanger countless cultures, the consequences battled successfully. This essay  looks at some of the consequences of drug use on society, and recommends some resolutions  to the crisis. Drug abuse sets off numerous tribulations for countries and groups of people.  The  medical and psychological consequences are apparent.  Addicts cannot behave as ordinary  members of society. They abandon or mistreatment their relatives, and in the end need pricey  treatment or hospitalization. Drug abuse is also one of the fastest means to spread the HIV  virus, through the sharing of needles and other drug paraphernalia. Because of the  consequence of drugs on an individual’s decision, this can cause individuals to make awful 
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