Based on part 1 above students will develop and write an argumentative academic essay
discussing an issue of concern in relation to licit or illicit drug use. Essays should consist of three
main sections, an introduction, discussion of topic, and the conclusion. Essays should be based
on a comprehensive review of the relevant literature, and supported by at least 8 references
from peer reviewed journals or other credible sources of information from ‘grey literature’.
You may choose to build on the work you have already done in Assessment task 1, in your
debates or an entirely different topic. Your tutors will be available to help you think through the

Drug use and addict behavior