From: Smigrodzki, Rafal (SmigrodzkiR@msx.upmc.edu)
Date: Thu Feb 14 2002 - 11:04:43 MST
Mike Lorrey [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] wrote:
Such individuals are no longer freely acting adult citizens.
Furthermore, their acts in pursuit of the next high generally involve
causing harm or damage or death to other people and their property:
children and spouses, business associates, creditors, neighbors, etc..
### Drug addicts do damage in pursuit of the next high mainly because of the
artificially inflated drug prices. If crack was available at cost+reasonable
profit, they could sustain their habit by occasionally cutting a lawn (and
they would, I am sure). I fully agree with Amara - the state should not
regulate drug intake by adults, except if absolutely unavoidable to limit
access to drugs by adolescents, who are at the highest risk for becoming
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