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Questions for discussion in English: Drugs

Drugs

  • Do you think alcohol is a drug?
  • What is alcoholism?
  • Do you know of any alcoholics?
  • How do you stop being an alcoholic?
  • Do you know how much alcohol is in beer?
  • Do you know how much alcohol is in whiskey?
  • What are some of the characteristics of drunk people?
  • Is alcohol addictive? What about tea, coffee, and chocolate?
  • Should marijuana be illegal?
  • Do you think marijuana should be legal or illegal? Support your opinion with facts.
  • Why do you think marijuana is illegal?
  • Is marijuana grown in your country?
  • What are some ways drug users use marijuana?
  • Do you think tobacco companies would like to sell marijuana?
  • Why do you think that tobacco is a legal drug?
  • Are any of your friends addicted to tobacco?
  • What are the different ways to use tobacco?
  • Do you know anyone who smokes a pipe?
  • What is the difference between pipe tobacco and cigarette tobacco?
  • What do you think about chewing tobacco?
  • Is there any difference between "soft" drugs such as marijuana and "hard" drugs like crack, heroin, cocaine etc?
  • Is ecstasy a soft or a hard drug?
  • Should there be punishments for dealing drugs?
  • Should there be punishments for using drugs?
  • Should drug dealers get the death penalty?
  • If heroin were legal, would there be less crime? For example, burglary and robbery.
  • Are some people more easily addicted to drugs than others?
  • Do some people have addictive personalities?
  • If you are addicted to drugs, what should you do?
  • What else can people become addicted to?
  • Why are some drugs more addicting than others?
  • Why do some people get addicted when others do not?
  • What happens in the brain of a person that causes addiction?
  • Do you know how much illegal drugs cost?
  • Do you think it is easy to buy illegal drugs where you live?
  • Which is worse, a peaceful drug addict or a violent non-addict?
  • Should pregnant women be arrested for child abuse if they use drugs when they are pregnant which may affect the baby?
  • Should women be prevented legally from drinking any alcohol or smoking when pregnant?
  • Do you think it is a good idea to have safe, legal injecting rooms for intravenous drug users, where they can use clean equipment and sterile water?
  • Cancer patients find that marijuana stops their pain. Should it be legal for them?
  • Do you think experimenting with alcohol and cigarettes leads to experimenting with harder drugs?
  • Do you think ecstasy is dangerous?
  • At what age should it be legal to drink and smoke?
  • Do we use too many prescription drugs?
  • What are natural remedies?
  • Are natural remedies like homeopathy and herbal medicine drugs too?
  • Do we give too many prescribed drugs to children?
  • Why is the cost of prescription drugs so high?
  • Have you ever used a prescription drug without a prescription?
  • What do you think society ought to do about people who spend most of their time and money getting high on illegal drugs? Why?
  • Should employers be allowed to "drug test" their employees?
  • Why do you think people start using drugs?
  • What should happen to babies who are born addicted to drugs?
  • What would you do if someone in your family were addicted to drugs?
  • What do you know about drugs?
    • What are some dangerous drugs?
    • What drugs do you think are useful?
    • What drugs are addicting?
  • Do you think that marijuana should be legal for medical uses with a prescription from a doctor?
  • What does crack cocaine do to your body?
    • What does it do to your mind?
    • What will happen if you keep on using?
    • How do you stop yourself from using it? / How does an addict quit using it?
  • What kind of drugs are the most popular in your country?
    • What kind of "legal" drugs are the most popular?
  • Are we as a society addicted to legal drugs?
  • In your culture, what are some home remedies for:
    • stomachaches
    • Why do people take drugs if there know it is bad for them?
    • Who do you think pressure people to do drugs?
    • Why do people buy drugs?
    • Can you legally use drugs in your country?
    • What happens to an addict who goes into a rehab center?
    • What is the influence of drugs in your community?
    • How can you help a drug addict?
    • Do you think that soft drugs lead to hard drug use?
    • How can drugs help a person?
    • Do you agree that"once an addict,always an addict"?