Sunday, 23 September 2018

War on Drugs?

I have always found it a bit illogical that alcohol is treated as a legal 'high' (it's actually a depressant), whereas most non-medical psychoactive drugs have attracted (at least until recently) the full ire of the legal systems of most countries. This oddity can only be accounted for on the basis of the longevity of alcohol's use. A WHO (World Health Organisation) report has now linked alcohol to 1 in 20 deaths on a world-wide basis but I don't suppose that this will change anything.

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