Re: Drugs - what makes them do it?

From: Ralph Lewis (
Date: Tue Jan 11 2000 - 11:04:39 MST

At 03:25 PM 01/11/2000 -0000, you wrote:
>>From Wired News:
>Britain's anti-drug coordinator says his country is winning
>its war against drugs -- even though he seemed to have more
>questions than answers at a press conference Monday. While
>Keith Hellawell claimed the plan to reduce hard drug taking
>by 25 percent by 2008 is on track, he as much conceded that
>the scourge remains a society-wide problem. "The fastest
>[growing] groups of drug users are around the nightclub
>scene," he said. "They are achievers, employed, and with
>disposable income. What makes them do it?" If Britain's drug
>czar can't answer that question, then who can?
>Drug users are achievers, employed, and have disposable
>incomes... then why the war against drugs?

Political power, the new world order, the fact that govenmnent has lost much
of its reason for existance since the end of the cold war and is now looking
for another mission, otherwise it might have to stop collecting taxes and
bossing people around.

Best Ralph
Ralph Lewis, Professor of Management and Human Resources
College of Business
California State University, Long Beach
Long Beach, California

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