On Thu, Oct 18, 2001 at 12:55:58PM +0100, Ross Lynch mentioned:
> Your friend ought to have know better than to drive
> under the influence of drugs. You may as well ban
> cough medicines that make you drowsy if you're to
> ban things that might be a danger to people
> operating potentially harmful machinery...
It's strange. Most people don't see drunk driving, and stoned driving as
the same thing...
> > It also contains
> > 20 different carcinogens,
> > compared to only four in tobacco (though
> > there are more than 20 added by
> > the cigarette companies).
>> It's non addictive. I doubt people (most people that
> is) would consume anywhere near the amount of
> regular nicotine ridden tobacco they might...
More importantly, there isn't a maximum toxicity - you can't OD, unlike
alcohol. According to that dead good "The Drug Wars don't work"
documentary, 300,000 people a year die from alcohol related dieases (and
misadventure) in the UK. Compare that to 4 ecstacy deaths, and no Gange
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