Drug Issues Currently in Debate
Should marijuana be legalized so that it could be used for medicinal or agricultural purposes or would legalization promote?
Should needle exchange programs be used to reduce transmission of disease or does this indirectly promote drug use?
Should more emphasis be spent on stopping drug trafficking or more on education and awareness?
Should well-intentioned programs such as DARE be continued in schools even if research has not confirmed significant benefits or is more time needed for social changes to occur?
Should there be zero tolerance for drug possession convictions or do these crimes just put an excessive burden on the jails and the taxpayers?
Should drug testing be required for some or all occupations or is this an invasion of privacy?
Drug issues are hotly debated in our society. These are some of the major issues currently being discussed. These topics could be useful for research projects or class debates.