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Left Is Write Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-02-06 08:28 PM
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49. My daughter's former boyfriend said he was hooked...
the first time he did meth. The very.first.time.

I'll take his word for it.
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  -I am convinced, now more than ever, EVERY drug should be legal Taverner  Oct-02-06 10:46 AM   #0 
  - Yep, I agree  bif   Oct-02-06 10:49 AM   #1 
  - I would regulate them  bif   Oct-02-06 11:21 AM   #7 
  - I strongly disagree.  philosophie_en_rose   Oct-02-06 11:01 AM   #2 
  - All of that would make sense if...  Taverner   Oct-02-06 11:03 AM   #3 
  - How would legalizing drugs do anything but add to the problem?  philosophie_en_rose   Oct-02-06 11:10 AM   #5 
     - legalization does not mean a total lack of regulation  anarch   Oct-02-06 11:19 AM   #6 
     - First, it's not a strawman; Second, I didn't bring it up.  philosophie_en_rose   Oct-02-06 11:44 AM   #10 
        - I think you're mis-interpreting the "war" analogy  anarch   Oct-02-06 12:10 PM   #11 
        - Meth is bad for you - that is a given  Taverner   Oct-02-06 04:43 PM   #37 
     - Its not necessarily the fact that many drugs are illegal  Threedifferentones   Oct-02-06 03:52 PM   #29 
  - excellent !  barb162   Oct-02-06 12:29 PM   #15 
  - Great post. Points out the over-simplification of drug decriminalization  jobycom   Oct-02-06 12:56 PM   #19 
  - Yeah, but see  GirlinContempt   Oct-02-06 04:06 PM   #33 
  - If cannabis were legal, and you could buy opiates at the drugstore,  benEzra   Oct-03-06 10:11 AM   #62 
  - The abusers get the worst treatment.  HypnoToad   Oct-02-06 11:09 AM   #4 
  - More arrests for possession than for all violent crime combined.  Guy Fawkes   Oct-02-06 11:25 AM   #8 
  - I kind of agree  Ohio Joe   Oct-02-06 11:38 AM   #9 
  - We can't even keeps drugs out of a controlled environment like a prison  tk2kewl   Oct-02-06 12:11 PM   #12 
  - How does one have a war on a substance?  4morewars   Oct-02-06 12:12 PM   #13 
  - We can put more money in education efforts. The demand side.  barb162   Oct-02-06 12:28 PM   #14 
  - Yeah, except we already have laws in place that make driving under the  haruka3_2000   Oct-02-06 12:37 PM   #16 
     - Enforcement should be a lot stronger and the penalties a lot  barb162   Oct-02-06 12:47 PM   #17 
        - Fine, but that still has nothing to do with your argument as to why  haruka3_2000   Oct-02-06 12:48 PM   #18 
           - What about the kids of drug users?  barb162   Oct-02-06 12:59 PM   #20 
              - And all of those things are problems with alcohol as well.  haruka3_2000   Oct-02-06 01:09 PM   #21 
              - Yep - exactly  Taverner   Oct-02-06 01:23 PM   #22 
              - Sorry, but when I others are injured through illegal drug use  barb162   Oct-02-06 03:36 PM   #23 
              - The point is the same things can happen through legal drugs when abused.  haruka3_2000   Oct-02-06 03:48 PM   #27 
                 - The drug war as it is is a joke. There is money applied only to  barb162   Oct-02-06 08:07 PM   #43 
              - I noticed you didn't reply to the kids' issue. Who needs a meth  barb162   Oct-02-06 03:37 PM   #24 
                 - I did reply to the kids issue. Read it again.  haruka3_2000   Oct-02-06 03:43 PM   #25 
                 - If you're worried about meth kids...  Taverner   Oct-02-06 04:38 PM   #36 
                    - Hey, children of alcoholics or meth or other addicts  barb162   Oct-02-06 08:02 PM   #39 
                    - WoD is War on Drugs  Taverner   Oct-02-06 08:07 PM   #42 
                    - People shouldn't be kicked; they should be in good drug rehab  barb162   Oct-02-06 08:17 PM   #46 
                       - Which would be more likely to happen if we treated addiction as a disease  haruka3_2000   Oct-02-06 08:26 PM   #48 
                    - Do some research into alcohol prohibition and how it affected the  haruka3_2000   Oct-02-06 08:45 PM   #54 
                    - You seem to imply that if alcohol is legal, other drugs  barb162   Oct-02-06 08:05 PM   #40 
                       - My daughter's former boyfriend said he was hooked...  Left Is Write   Oct-02-06 08:28 PM   #49 
              - I lost my brother -and- my father because of alcoholism.  Ariana Celeste   Oct-02-06 04:02 PM   #32 
  - Pot should be legal, but not meth  MathGuy   Oct-02-06 03:46 PM   #26 
  - I believe simple possession of harder drugs should be decriminalized.  haruka3_2000   Oct-02-06 03:50 PM   #28 
     - Throwing first-time users in jail is a bad idea  MathGuy   Oct-02-06 03:58 PM   #30 
     - Probation and drug tests are a failed deterrent. Not a solution.  haruka3_2000   Oct-02-06 04:13 PM   #35 
        - and rehab is cheaper than prison  idgiehkt   Oct-02-06 08:09 PM   #45 
     - That's the way I feel about this issue, too.  Fox Mulder   Oct-02-06 04:08 PM   #34 
  - Decriminalize simple possession, but protections are still needed  jpgray   Oct-02-06 04:02 PM   #31 
  - I disagree. I have lots of experience with a meth addict...  Left Is Write   Oct-02-06 05:10 PM   #38 
  - I'm not saying meth use is a good thing  Taverner   Oct-02-06 08:08 PM   #44 
     - Legalizing meth would be a bad, bad idea.  Left Is Write   Oct-02-06 08:26 PM   #47 
        - Decriminalizing meth use would be a good, good idea.  haruka3_2000   Oct-02-06 08:29 PM   #50 
           - I can vouch for probation and jail doing nothing for the one I know...  Left Is Write   Oct-02-06 08:44 PM   #53 
              - Well, obviously dealing is another issue.  haruka3_2000   Oct-02-06 08:51 PM   #55 
                 - I just think meth is in a class by itself.  Left Is Write   Oct-02-06 08:53 PM   #56 
                    - it is, a whole other breed of cat...  bridgit   Oct-02-06 08:54 PM   #58 
                       - I should also add...  Left Is Write   Oct-02-06 09:04 PM   #59 
                          - it's ability to quickly strip people down into base elements is stunning..  bridgit   Oct-02-06 09:20 PM   #60 
  - Can we compromise? Legalize them, but criminalize drug Advertisements?  qnr   Oct-02-06 08:06 PM   #41 
  - yeah, i've had quite enough of 'smiling bob' & that guy that throws...  bridgit   Oct-02-06 08:44 PM   #52 
  - that is a libertarian point of view, likely enter into a phase where...  bridgit   Oct-02-06 08:34 PM   #51 
  - Free up our prison space for REAL criminals  OnionPatch   Oct-02-06 08:54 PM   #57 
  - End the war on drugs  WindRavenX   Oct-02-06 09:22 PM   #61 

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