influence in this social problem. Environment can also be an influence, for example it can depend on the community’s you live in or how you were raised. Many individuals that dent to go towards drugs have either been around it already or have had a ruff time with a doctor prescribing them to many drugs over the counter. Drugs are all around us in this world. Drug abuse usually start with a harmless try of weed in high school. Some students just keep going after that first try and go onto heavier drugs and abuse prescription drugs and alcohol as well. It is a sad thing that something so harmless, wed of course, can make a person go down a dark road that is hard to get off on. Peer pressure is a big factor, because friends
try to have you be “cool” or “part of the gang” and push you to do thigs. There are many individuals that have conquered peer pressure, but most individuals give in. Drugs are substitute for those that want to escape the world and not be themselves. Drugs can be powerful and harm the life of the individual. In our society it is easy to spot someone that might be on drugs. Now if we can imagine back in the day, like the 70s era, we all knew that cannabis was around, and everyone was smoking. In todays
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