Or well.. atleast a nice thought. This is a few days old. It’s from TIME.
For the past several years, I’ve been harboring a fantasy, a last political crusade for the baby-boom generation. We, who started on the path of righteousness, marching for civil rights and against the war in Vietnam, need to find an appropriately high-minded approach to life’s exit ramp. In this case, I mean the high-minded part literally. And so, a deal: give us drugs, after a certain age — say, 80 — all drugs, any drugs we want. In return, we will give you our driver’s licenses. (I mean, can you imagine how terrifying a nation of decrepit, solipsistic 90-year-old boomers behind the wheel would be?) We’ll let you proceed with your lives — much of which will be spent paying for our retirement, in any case — without having to hear us complain about our every ache and reflux. We’ll be too busy exploring altered states of consciousness. I even have a slogan for the campaign: ”Tune in, turn on, drop dead.”
Thats just an excerp, the article continues with pretty good arguments to why we should legalize weed.
More and more drugs are getting listed as ”dangerous”, both here in sweden and other countries. In sweden theres lately this trend to list substances that could be dangerous as ”dangerous to health” instead of a drug. The difference is that it’s easier and faster to get it listed as such. An example is GBL. Now, I don’t really know exactly the procedure in other countries, but I do know that more and more substances are getting listed everywhere in the world. Theres a huge debate about BZP in New Zealand for instance.
So, is it good to make drugs ilegal? I don’t think so… theres a combination of two fotos I’d like to share, they have some things in common or what do you think?
Do you recognize who they are? Well.. It’s Al Capone and Pablo Escobar.
- Al Capone was an alcohol smuggler during prohibition in USA. The prohibition failed! How many lifes were wasted on the WAR AGAINST ALCOHOL? Was it really necesary, how many broken hearts did that nonsense really cause?
- Pablo Escobar was a Cocaine druglord from Colombia. Just take a random guess… how many lifes has THE WAR AGAINST drugs taken, how many are in prison because drugs are ilegal. How many families are destroyd due to this? Is it really necessary? No, I don’t think so!
With Drugwiki we want to make people aware of what drugs do, what are the dangers and the benefits. Don’t accept the ”Alcohol is not as dangerous as drugs” concept. Research! Don’t treat drugs as ”drugs”. Every drug is different and affects the body and brain in different manners. Some are more addicitive than others.
”If all drugs were legal, then everyone would be addicted.” Really? Most of you probably know that sniffing gasoline gives you a high, and that it’s dangerous.. I don’t think you spend your days sniffing gasoline even if you can, do you? Ok, not the best of examples but you get the idea.
I’m not saying let’s make are drugs legal for trade and use over a night, but we DO need a change. It’s such a waste to put people in prison because they smoked a pot. And how much does the war against drugs cost in money? All cops, lawyers, courts, prisons… etc. Are there not more meaningful things to spend that money on?
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