The War on Drugs Persuasive Essay by Annette

The War on Drugs
This paper discusses the strategies the government should take to combat the illegal use of drugs.
# 4347 | 1,285 words | 3 sources | 2003 | US
Published on Feb 12, 2003 in Law (Criminal) , Criminology (Juvenile Justice) , Sociology (General)

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This essay reflects on the way in which the the war on drugs is a losing battle in the United States. It suggests a strategy that focuses on the adverse medical affects of drugs on the body, rather than a militaristic one.

From the paper:

"The lawful government of Panama gave its permission for the United States to invade their country to achieve military objectives that were in the interest of the U.S. government. Once the U.S. armed forces invaded Panama, agents of the Drug Enforcement Administration arrested Noreiga and extradited him to the U.S. for trial."

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The War on Drugs (2003, February 12) Retrieved March 25, 2023, from

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"The War on Drugs" 12 February 2003. Web. 25 March. 2023. <>