Drugs and Crime

Using resources and the Internet, find the effects of three types of substances (cocaine, heroin, & marijuana). Please discuss these three effects. Then choose one and locate two articles describing situations where a crime was committed by a person under the influence of a specific substance. Find an article where you believe the substance is mostly responsible for the crime. Find another article in which the person is mostly responsible for the crime.

For example, PCP can have bizarre effects on users. PCP users may demonstrate remarkable strength and may exhibit anxiety, paranoia, and violent behavior.

 

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