Stimulants: Tobacco Use And Health Problems

Answer the following questions…providing documentation (reputable references J).

  1. Summarize the issue.  For instance, if your topic is narcotics, what are they?  How widely are they used?  Is there a problem in the U.S.?  (Please be detailed and provide supporting documentation.)
  2. What laws relate to this issue in the U.S.?  Are politics involved?  Provide a synopsis on the laws pertaining to this issue.  How is this regulated?
  3. What organizations try to combat this problem in the U.S. and how?
  4. How is this issue portrayed in the media (e.g. tv, online, news, print)?  Give at least two examples.
  5. Choose 5 other countries and state political stances and laws pertaining to this issue (for each).  What organizations try to combat this problem in these 5 countries and how?
  6. How do you think the official stances and laws of these other 5 countries affect the U.S. and vice versa?
  7. Does the U.S. have an obligation to be a world leader in this area?  Why or why not?