Make a 750 to 1,050 word paper analyzing substance abuse trends in the United States. Comprise the given:
a) Identify past and present trends of the use and abuse of substances in the United States.
b) Describe when the use of illicit drugs might be considered culturally appropriate (ex: medicinal purposes and religious ritual).
c) Examine health and social problems in the United States which take place due to drug abuse and addiction (ex: cocaine, ecstasy and prescription drugs).
Format your paper according to the APA rule.