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Alcohol should be tightly controlled and other drugs should be decriminalized watch

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    Alcohol is a dangerous drug. In the present day, alcohol is more potent compared to 60 years ago. Alcohol has been implicated as a cause of several types of cancer, cirrhosis and cognitive dysfunction. Alcohol lowers inhibitions. Alcohol has no accepted medical uses.
    Asking consumers to "please drink responsibly" is shifting the burden of responsibility away from the alcoholic beverage companies.
    Ideally, people who wish to drink should have a license that allows them a specific number within a period of time.

    Cannabis should become completely legal. Incidence of Schizophrenia with Cannabis usage is debatable. Alcohol withdrawals can kill, cause seizures and symptoms of psychosis (delusions, hallucinations).

    LSD, Psilocybin and certain other psychedlic drugs should become completely legal. They are physiologically safe. Psychologically, they can be very overwhelming and uncomfortable. However, i feel ultimately the state of consciousness could be very beneficial to society. People can become more peaceful, conscientious and kinder.

    MDMA, Ketamine and other types of popular recreational drugs do not really deserve the reputation they have. Their dangers have been overstated.

    Thoughts? This might seem like shits and giggles, but i can assure you... i'm serious. From a completely objective perspective, the drugs you think of as being dangerous and addictive is not true. I thought the same too. Until i started studying anatomy and pharmacology in my free time. Read journal articles, read about their mechanisms of action.
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    I agree with drugs being decriminalised, but promoted? No. Drug usage should be treated as a condition rather than punished as a crime, and yes, this goes for excessive alcohol as well.

    Drinking doesn't need to be restricted or banned, we just need to have a shift on how it's viewed, same way as we have with smoking.
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    Never going to happen.
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    Remind me again, what happened in the 1920s when America had prohibition?
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    (Original post by Tiger Rag)
    Remind me again, what happened in the 1920s when America had prohibition?
    It was a utopian world where everybody held hands, made daisy chains, and definitely didn't form murderous gangs that completely overthrew local police.
    Oh, wait
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    If you have family history of Schizophrenia you shouldn't go near Cannabis, apart from that it is safe and shoud be legalised.
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    (Original post by monoamineoxidise)
    Alcohol is a dangerous drug. In the present day, alcohol is more potent compared to 60 years ago. Alcohol has been implicated as a cause of several types of cancer, cirrhosis and cognitive dysfunction. Alcohol lowers inhibitions. Alcohol has no accepted medical uses.
    Asking consumers to "please drink responsibly" is shifting the burden of responsibility away from the alcoholic beverage companies.
    Ideally, people who wish to drink should have a license that allows them a specific number within a period of time.

    Cannabis should become completely legal. Incidence of Schizophrenia with Cannabis usage is debatable. Alcohol withdrawals can kill, cause seizures and symptoms of psychosis (delusions, hallucinations).

    LSD, Psilocybin and certain other psychedlic drugs should become completely legal. They are physiologically safe. Psychologically, they can be very overwhelming and uncomfortable. However, i feel ultimately the state of consciousness could be very beneficial to society. People can become more peaceful, conscientious and kinder.

    MDMA, Ketamine and other types of popular recreational drugs do not really deserve the reputation they have. Their dangers have been overstated.

    Thoughts? This might seem like shits and giggles, but i can assure you... i'm serious. From a completely objective perspective, the drugs you think of as being dangerous and addictive is not true. I thought the same too. Until i started studying anatomy and pharmacology in my free time. Read journal articles, read about their mechanisms of action.
    Totally agree with Canabis legalistaion.

    As for the psychedelic drugs like LSD, not so much. Although it can have its benefits, especially when taken in micro-doses (If you have time look up the benefits of micro-dosing). However bad trips can ultimately lead to severe injury..

    MDMA and Ket? Open to debate, but they will never be legalised
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    I don't think they should be criminalized.We have to get over this all drugs being bad narrative.They're not.It all depends on how you use them.Paracetamol for example.You take 20 in one go and You're dead but it's effective for pain relief.They used to use cocaine as an anaesthetic during surgery so its clearly not all bad either.It all depends on how they are used.I don't see anything wrong with people getting high either.Its similar to being drunk we just call it something different.
 
 
 
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