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Karimullinova Tomiris

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What you think about prohibit selling drugs,alcohol and cigarettes?

Nowadays almost all people smoke,take drugs and drink alcohol.Written on cigarette packs that smoking harms for health.No I do not understand why they still sell them, and people are still buy them.Why now all say that smoking is fashionable?If you want to live longer, why do not you stop smoking, drinking or taking drugs? Or why not buy it ceases all?
Think about my words.You have people who value with you.So why you're so hard to reciprocate REPLY?

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  • May 11 2013: Your question overlaps with the marijuana vs. cigarettes and alcohol debate. Problem is all three and drugs in general have been in existence for centuries. If alcohol were to be invented now, it would a narcotic. Opium and marijuana were medicinal. Uncontrolled sale and abuse of such substances causes a ripple effect on society.
    While you cannot simply ban the worldwide production and sale of such substances, the only solution is the old way; Education and awareness. Many thought this was limited to classrooms and seminars, but it does not stop there, most abusers are mentally affected, they see substance abuse a way of releasing the pressure. Proper identification and rehab of such persons can help wean society of addiction. For when there is no demand, production ceases.
    Actually the world a better place now, there is more awareness for addicts, and rehab is sort after by many. You can, if substance abuse causes a ripple, proper treatment is the counter-ripple. Slowly but steadily, change is inevitable.

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