“Newspaper Article” Ideas for My Class.?

Question by Jena H: “newspaper article” ideas for my class.?
i’m taking substance abuse class and we have to pic a topic to do a newspaper article on. it obviously has to be about substance abuse. i want something creative as i know everyone will do things like legalizing or not marijuana.

any ideas? thanks guys <3 Best answer:

Answer by cDaMan
legalize marijuana, if you want to know stuff about weed… well, its gonna take me forever to type, so i will ling you to 2 movies that tell you the truth about pot…

movie one… the union: the business behind getting high

movie 2… Grass (narrated by woody harrelson)

i can’t say where to find the union online, but it is out there, but if you want, you can watch the entire movie of grass online, it isn’t so much about the truth about weed like the union is, but it shows the history of how it was made illegal and how it was done.

link to grass, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sknoKWsVlAA

Answer by Bill P
When I was enrolling at Oklahoma University the first time I was bored standing in line and decided to start a conversation to pass a little time.

I asked the guy next to me, “Do they have a drug problem here?”
He replied, “No problem here. I can get you anything you want.”

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — After weathering the fear of federal prosecution and competition from drug cartels, California’s medical marijuana growers see a new threat to their tenuous existence: the “Wal-Marting” of weed.
The Oakland City Council on Tuesday will look at licensing four production plants where pot would be grown, packaged and processed into items ranging from baked goods to body oil. Winning applicants would have to pay $ 211,000 in annual permit fees, carry $ 2 million worth of liability insurance and be prepared to devote up to 8 percent of gross sales to taxes.

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