scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 937
DRUGS SHOULD THEY STAY OR SHOULD THEY GO Drugs have been around for hundreds of years but never has there been as large an outbreak as there is in the year 2001 The high increase in the world of drugs is based on three key elements Production Trafficking and users It is these three key factors that have caused a rise in the amount of drugs produced The countries of the world must take a look at the current drug situation and decide on a solution to either eliminate drugs or make them legal The drug producing industry is like any other industry in todays world it is governed by the law of supply and demand If there is a shortage of raw material such as coca leaf or opium the price goes up and if there is too much the price goes down The producers whether they are peasant farmers in the Andes or synthetic drugs manufacturers in Europe they aim to minimize their expenses while trying to maximize profit The illegal trade of drugs around the world is worth billions of dollars a year The large amounts of money involved is what makes the trading of drugs one of the most lucrative and dangerous of criminal business This business is what is invading most cities at a rapid rate and if it is not stopped the results could be catastrophic There are fewer people who take illicit drugs than smoke tobacco or drink alcohol but the numbers are growing and the figure is currently estimated between three and four percent of the worlds population and growing The most widely used drug is cannabis but synthetic stimulants are booming in popularity especially among urban youth however heroin is making gaining popularity among the fashionable and the wealthy Figure 1 The map of major drug producing
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA