In the news
Drugs and drug abuse
News stories about drug busts, features about how people are trying to rebuild their lives after involvement with illegal drugs, and editorials and editorial cartoons that deal with the current illegal drug crisis
are prominent in the news. Look for articles about drugs and drug abuse in the electronic edition of the St. Petersburg Times. You can use the e-mail notification feature to monitor this subject over the course of a few weeks. What is the main information being conveyed in these articles? Keep a journal of the main ideas of the articles. Be sure to jot down the who, what, where, when, why and how information in these articles. Share your thoughts about what you have learned here on the NIE Blogging Zone.
Do you have first-hand experience with this issue? Do you know people who have rebuilt their lives after drug or alcohol addiction, or do you know people who need help with this problem? Share your thoughts here on the NIE Blogging Zone.