Nicole O’Gorman SOC 220 03/01/2020 Dave Huff Week 3 Social Deviance There are two types of social deviance. The first type is going against the norm and the second one is breaking the law. One of the biggest reasons social deviance has impacted to social problems is because society itself sets the standards for life. Now in modern time more things are being looked at as okay because more people are being deviant. For example, weed used to be illegal now because so many people are freely using it, they started with not locking people up for less than an ounce. Today in most states it is legal to use it and there are even stores that sell it. As Social deviance continues to get worse it has led to social problems like discrimination and poverty Drug abuse is social deviance that is against the law where alcohol is considered social deviance but is legal as long as you are of age. Drug abuse on a macro level has become more
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