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Unformatted text preview: Matthew Rambo I N TRODUCT ION (ATTENT ION STEP) Attention Getter: How many of you have t ried a drug or do some sort of drug? Link to the Audience: Could you imagine if these drugs were legal and you could just buy them over the counter. Credibility Statement: After some research into this subject, I have realized one thing. Central Idea: The war on drugs is over Preview of Main Points: The war on drugs is a battle that can't be won. By taxing and selling drugs over the counter, we could end a lot of problems that we have in our society today. T ransition to the Body: Now you ask why cant this war on drugs be won? BODY (NEED STEP) I. The war on drugs is a battle that can't be won. A. One reason for this is the amount of people that use drugs in our society today. 1. According to the latest drug abuse surveys, cited by the DEA themselves, there are about 12.7 million people who have used some illegal drug in the last month. (Drug Library) 2. Of the 12.7 million who used illegal drugs in the last month, about 10 million are presumed to be casual drug users, and about 2.7 million are addicts. (drug library) B. Another reason is that drugs are very easy to come by. Matthew Rambo...
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2011 for the course ECO 012 taught by Professor Esposto during the Spring '08 term at Kutztown.
- Spring '08