Drug’s, What They Should Have Taught You In High School |
Com 220 |
Heather Herdman |
The majority of people need the pharmaceutical drugs to sustain day to day life but there are those that do not need those drugs and seek them for other reasons. Some times it’s about staying healthy and not being able to afford medicine, but other times it’s not a happy ending and the road leads to addiction, or trafficking drugs. Many in the youth age group many have experienced either first hand or witnessed drugs and the effect of drugs, whether legal or illegal at least once. It has become quite clear, to the majority of people that the FDA does not inform the people on side effects and what could happen if a person took any range of drugs. Most would think that if had the knowledge that these prescription pills that cause liver, kidney failure etc would not end up in the hands of 16 year olds, and even if the FDA did a study on illegal drugs to give a background than possibly these kids would not just go on rumors their friends told them about getting holes in their head every time they took LSD. The chain of how the drug world works is very confusing and many do not know what it really takes to become an addict or even what the qualities of an addict are. Throughout this, please explore how the American way of making money, taking money and trying our hardest to succeed can make us all suffer. It goes through the chain of the FDA, to the people that take the drugs to the people that sell the drugs, and in the end someone ends up making money off of either someone’s high or some one’s death. Over all more strict laws need to be put in to action to get these drugs both on the streets and on our shelves.
Before the drug even gets to the consumer, how does it even become approved by the FDA? Who is the FDA? FDA stands for United Stated Food and Drug Administration. According to Norma Chew, an e How contributing writer,...