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Unformatted text preview: T reatment of drugs can reduce crime Crimes, what do we know about crimes? Societies define crime as the breach of one or more rules or laws for which some governing authority or force may ultimately prescribe a punishment (Wikipedia).Crimes is the most important problem in every country. Moreover, the biggest part of the crime in every society done by drug addicts. Why drug addicts? "Drug use leads to a criminal way of life. The illegality of purchase and possession of opiates and similar drugs makes a drug user a delinquent ipso facto. The high cost of heroin, the drug generally used by juvenile users, also forces specific delinquency against property for cash returns states Morris ,the author of the article Drug Addiction. Moreover, according to the many statistics in the internet states that major age of the drug addicts are unfortunately young people. For example, statistics in the US shows that average drug addicts age is between 16 and 23. In the challenge of reducing...
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- Spring '09