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What Is The Primary Reason Why Drugs Are Illegal?

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posted on Jul, 22 2008 @ 01:51 AM
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If drugs were legal, then the profits would have to be "on the Books" for the govt drug dealers.

Being illegal they make loads of money from the drugs and do whatever they want with the profits....then the police bust us and make more money for the govt. But then they waste money in prisons...hmm.

Ive seen this same shenanigans in Asia. But over there the policemen bust you and make profits thru bribes.

If you think the elite worry about you.....pfffffffff....they want alot of us dead...us breeding leeches. lol

Some could be a show to shut up the retarded moms complaining constantly about their son dying or whatever. But you dont see them banning alcohol, which makes us dumb.

Reason number 2 is because the hallucinogenic drugs and others free your mind...and we dont want that now do we.




posted on Jul, 22 2008 @ 02:05 AM
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the drug weed mary jane marijuana was made unlawfull to protect the cotton market.of the top of my head in this happened in about 1920 give or take a few years.
for the rest of the drugs all kitchen made drugs are dangerouse bigtime thats anything made in a home lab, the big H herion is a bad one BUT some studies i have read waver on the side of if the user had acces to clean herion from a regulated place the chances of over dose would be brought down as the user would be able to administer the drug in the right dosses without guesswork of the strength of the substance.Some drugs should be banned some pharmacy drugs should be banned.
why are they unlawfull my guess money money money.
it aint the local man in the street that brings the stuff in and that takes money big money. and to make bigger money it needs to be unlawfull

i dont use any hard drugs never have and a long time since the old bong a dong has been out.



posted on Jul, 22 2008 @ 02:11 AM
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Originally posted by tribaltrip
"2) The drug opens the mind of the population, and we can't have that--marijuana, psilocybin, '___', etc. Use of these types of drugs seems to go hand in hand with distrust of the government and deciding that mainstream culture is unacceptable"


Gotta go with that... The Shamans used peyote to open their minds... These drugs used properly can enhance your mental abilities...

but unfortunately 95% of the population could care less about self control



But you would think if the NWO wanted a population reduction of 80% they would give the stuff away free...

On Marijauna its okay in Canada at least in Ontario, BC, Nova Scotia and PEI last I checked... so if your planing a visit... you can light up right in front of a cop




[edit on 22-7-2008 by zorgon]



posted on Jul, 22 2008 @ 02:14 AM
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The real reason drugs are illegal is because they make you think outside the box, make you ponder on how screwed up our world, society and ideals really are.

Really, get high and think about this # sometime, think about how #ed up the world really is and you'll realize why the substance you're intoxicated on is illegal. The government does not want its citizens to think outside the box, hell, the government doesn't even want it's citizens to think, but that's outside the question.

But thinking outside the box, with an open-mind, is a whole new thing. The government does not like this.



posted on Jul, 22 2008 @ 02:47 AM
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Annual Causes of Death in the United States

Tobacco 435,000
Poor Diet and Physical Inactivity 365,000
Alcohol 85,000
Microbial Agents 75,000
Toxic Agents 55,000
Motor Vehicle Crashes 26,347
Adverse Reactions to Prescription Drugs 32,000
Suicide 30,622
Incidents Involving Firearms 29,000
Homicide 20,308
Sexual Behaviors 20,000
All Illicit Drug Use, Direct and Indirect 17,000
Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Such As Aspirin 7,600
Marijuana 0

www.drugwarfacts.org...



posted on Jul, 22 2008 @ 03:13 AM
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..There seems to be an "element" of society that hates the idea of anyone having "fun"...
...Like my dad who would argue in 1968 that pot was bad because you "did it" to get high...But, alcohol (which is also a drug) was not drank to get high.!??...
...Sure, he came home from work and had his "high ball"...just to "unwind"...I know he was getting a "buzz on"..,.
....over grow the government,...is all I can say...It should not be a crime to "unwind"...



posted on Jul, 22 2008 @ 03:21 AM
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i think that they are illegal because when my friends and i are high, we become very smart. we think about things that we would never think of....mostly things on government.



posted on Jul, 22 2008 @ 03:33 AM
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Because the government traffic illegal drugs, and they don't want you taking there cut.



posted on Jul, 22 2008 @ 03:40 AM
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Just to echo many other intelligent posters and to get my own 2cents in the mix.

To answer the OP.


It is mostly about Control.

For in fact, the very word Government means "Mind Control"

Drug laws are also a means of crowd control. They are ways to generate income off the books, and generating distracting issues, and destabilize populations.

If history can teach us one thing, and it can teach many...

It is that those with the power are usually on both sides of a situation!

They always hedge their bets and play sides against each other.

This is how they operate!!

It is how they always operated.. and how they do right now!!

They do not care if they are bad for you or not... please!


The biggest problem with this "War on Drugs" for them is how it is revealing the glaring contradictions and total lack of logic when it comes to this issue.

Look at how they go after each type of drug...

Getting Caught with Cannabis in the US will at the least give you 6 months to a year on paper!.. You will lose your eligibility for College Financial Aid, and so forth.

Getting Caught with Powder coc aine will get you a secret handshake if you can afford the right lawyer... but even if you can't... getting caught with the powder is far better then getting caught with its ghetto version.. Crack coc aine.

Getting caught with 4000 bottles of Oxycontin won't even get your picture taken down from your country club if you are the mouth piece of the system...

But getting caught with 4000 hits of '___'... Will put you away for the rest of your life.

Knowing what these compounds are.. where they come from .. what they do .. and who and how do some benefit the system and others are a threat.

For example.. Cannabis is a plant that can be grown in some states year round..

It is the NUMBER ONE Cash crop in the United States... Yet it is illegal.. -- It is a big power house-- Even with the Government spending Hundreds of BILLIONS of dollars to eradicate it in the USA ... it still climbed to #1--

Based on that alone... and with the obvious lack of Cannabis crazed killers, rapists, and so forth that we were promised in the 1930s--- With so many now consuming it.

It should be legal on principal--- and those who try to stand against that willstorm be swept away like the worthless parasitic scum they are.

But because the agencies that do the dirty black deeds of narcotic distribution really do not and are not able to profit directly from Cannabis because it is too easy to do so profit is diffused.

They need its market to penetrate in order to sell their often much more harmful compounds.

If common sense prevailed and all drugs were made legal and (health and personality licenses were required)-- to purchase them...

You would see the price of Cocaine plummet to cheaper then caffeine levels.

Heroin cheaper then tea.

And so forth.

Better for users... as the taboo allure would definitely fade away... The substance would be pure and clean, It would be cheap.. and essentially those that use hard drugs that the "Agencies" profit from would move onto what we see in the Netherlands .. where users who have used for many years simply need their heroin to simply function can have it .. and they are not forced to steal in order to not get sick.

With the most popular...

Cannabis will be available.. and certainly people will grow it in their gardens, but just as you grow tomato's, you still go to the store to buy them now and again.. especially if the stores tomato's are very tasty and special!


Then the parasitic cannibals profiting off the scam 'War on Drugs' would be exposed and the taxes and freed up prison budgets can be spent on real issues.



posted on Jul, 22 2008 @ 04:40 AM
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Originally posted by BlueTriangle

Originally posted by beastamerica
because your government can't tax it and corporations can't make money out of it...


That argument makes no sense. If drugs were legal, they could tax it and corporations could make money off of it .


Chemical compounds yes. But not if it was growing, legally in your garden.

Marijuana that you buy is produced by criminal gangs and is modified so that it's as addictive and harmful as the chemical alternatives. The price is grossly inflated to reflect it's illegality.

In it's natural state it's strong enough be effective without causing psychosis. It's much less addictive than those disgusting, soul-destroying pills marketed to vulnerable people, even children by GP's and psychiatrists as 'anti-depressants'.

There is no way the government would allow people to have access to safe natural pain relief/relaxant. The drug companies that grow rich pumping the population full of dangerous addictive chemicals wouldn't allow it.

Why do taxpayers subsidise drugs produced by corporations, but make criminals out of people who grow their own, safer alternatives?

Fortunately some jurisdictions have seen the light and decriminalised growing your own (as long as it's for personal use), but they are the exception not the rule.



posted on Jul, 22 2008 @ 04:49 AM
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well i can tell ya from personal experience.. I had surgery on my throat a few years back and got addicted to Oxycodone for 3 years... I didnt know (didnt research before I started taking it.. just took it on Doctors orders pretty much and was in too much pain and out of it to care about anything other than pain relief) anyways I felt the pain of withdrawl for about 2 years.. a year straight of that I worked full time and didnt miss a day while trying to get off of it... Opoids are hell to get off of.. I can describe it any other way than the worst flu you have EVER had times 10 mixed with not being able to sleep for weeks on end.. lol

Anyways long story short ive been clean for a coupla years now and haven't had a problem since.. but I totally believe opioids should be scrutinzed and controlled.. if not more than they already are

I actually remember going to the doctors office not sure how long ago but Purdue Pharmacies the makers of Oxycontin lost a class action lawsuit and had to pay out over 1 billion dollars due to a claim they made about the drug I guess.. evil stuff

but I suppose it depends which family of drugs we're talking about. some should be illegal to possess outside of a hospital.. Amphetamines/ Opioids aswell as benzodiazapines... other than that not sure.. perhaps Anti Biotics just because if ya use em to much they wont work as well if at all..

its just a sense of control I think for those in power.. as there trying to outlaw Vitamines and Nutrients and label them toxins.. therefore will need protection from these "toxins" and wont have access to em.. which means we get sicker and make the health care industry more money! hooray!



posted on Jul, 22 2008 @ 04:55 AM
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Originally posted by ElusiveGoddess

Originally posted by BlueTriangle

Originally posted by beastamerica
because your government can't tax it and corporations can't make money out of it...


That argument makes no sense. If drugs were legal, they could tax it and corporations could make money off of it .


Marijuana that you buy is produced by criminal gangs and is modified so that it's as addictive and harmful as the chemical alternatives. The price is grossly inflated to reflect it's illegality.

In it's natural state it's strong enough be effective without causing psychosis.


im not quite sure what you mean by this.. pot in its "natural" state if you mean like grown without human intervention is actually crap and doesn't do anything for any kind of pain relief.. and additives to make it more addicitive? the difference from outside to inside is the light you use.. and fertalizer.. so im not sure what you mean and as far as medicinal growing.. they pick certain strains with certain charecterisitcs for pain relief.. for instance... White Rhino is a strain that has pain relief charecteristics to it among other things... I have a friend thats grown for a few years with a liscence (up in Canada)

and theres not much pot around here thats produced by "criminal gangs" its just people doing it themselves in my experience...

I do however agree with majority of what you said.. and it was well said



posted on Jul, 22 2008 @ 04:59 AM
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Why does there have to be a MAIN reason?
There is no MAIN reason. Every negative side effect of drugs is equal IMO



posted on Jul, 22 2008 @ 05:01 AM
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1930's...


DuPont had developed a lucrative business making the chemicals

needed to create paper from trees. William Randolph Hurst owned huge

tracts of forest in the Pacific Northwest. Henry Anslinger, Andrew Mellon’s

nephew by marriage, had been appointed head of the newly created

Bureau of Narcotics by his uncle who occupied duel positions as head of

the Mellon Bank and head of the US treasury. Mellon Bank had large

outstanding loans to DuPont. Since Hemp offered an excellent source for

the fiber needed to produce paper and for the constituents of cloth,

Dupont’s monopolies in the nylon and chemical business could have been

threatened as well as Hurst’s lumber holdings.




The 1937 laws were reportedly passed in response to public outrage created by the newspaper empire of William Randolph Hurst using information supplied by a U. S. Government official named Henry Anslinger.



posted on Jul, 22 2008 @ 05:02 AM
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Originally posted by Blue10110
Why does there have to be a MAIN reason?
There is no MAIN reason. Every negative side effect of drugs is equal IMO


well when you go into a doctor and yer sick and they decide to give you drugs... its a risk/reward ratio they use... all drugs have side effects.. if the benefits outweigh the possible side effects then they choose that drug.. they explain what it does.. and you decide... sometimes it doesnt feel like a choice because some drugs are needed to make you healthy.. anti biotics for an example..

but indeed all drugs do have side effects.. its the choice whether you would rather have the side effects over the ailment is what it comes down to.. its not like you ACTUALLY have to take the drug... theres no gun to yer head.. its about what yer willing to put up with lol



posted on Jul, 22 2008 @ 05:18 AM
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Originally posted by Blue10110
Why does there have to be a MAIN reason?
There is no MAIN reason. Every negative side effect of drugs is equal IMO


ya thats not a well informed opinion... theres alot of drugs with much worse side effects than say... anti biotics.. anti anxiety drugs... just for starters.. some of the drugs that HIV patients have to take have insane sideeffects.. much worse than others... all negative side effects are equal couldnt be further from the truth my friend



posted on Jul, 22 2008 @ 05:22 AM
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Originally posted by BlueTriangle

Originally posted by beastamerica
because your government can't tax it and corporations can't make money out of it...


That argument makes no sense. If drugs were legal, they could tax it and corporations could make money off of it .


To the first quote: I assume you are speaking of marijuana?

To second quote: How come they say the drug trade is a multi-billion dollar industry?



posted on Jul, 22 2008 @ 06:34 AM
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The government has been killing people with drugs for years but you don't see them doing time in the big house!!!

One of the main reasons drugs are illegal in the USA & UK is that the good drugs don't grow here and they don't want to buy them from places like Columbia (coke) Afganistan (opium = heroin) plus other developing countries because they don't want to fuel their economies.

HERE'S ONE FOR YOU:

MY FRIEND IN THE ARMED FORCES (BRITISH SPECIAL FORCES) TOLD ME THAT WHILE IN AFGANISTAN HE WAS BRIEFED TO DESTROY ALL OPIUM CROPS. HOWEVER ON ONE OCCASION HIS CO TOLD HIM TO HOLD THE AREA WHILE THE US FORCES HARVESTED THE CROP?????

STRANGE BUT TRUE!!!



posted on Jul, 22 2008 @ 06:44 AM
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well with marijuana, hemp has a lot uses

en.wikipedia.org...


if it was legalized a lot of rich evil types would be out of the buisness(or make less money at the very least)

medicine companies, paper, clothes & anti-biofuel evil guys would lose a lot of money.



posted on Jul, 22 2008 @ 06:51 AM
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Originally posted by ToolFanMael

Originally posted by Blue10110
Why does there have to be a MAIN reason?
There is no MAIN reason. Every negative side effect of drugs is equal IMO


well when you go into a doctor and yer sick and they decide to give you drugs... its a risk/reward ratio they use... all drugs have side effects.. if the benefits outweigh the possible side effects then they choose that drug.. they explain what it does.. and you decide... sometimes it doesnt feel like a choice because some drugs are needed to make you healthy.. anti biotics for an example..

but indeed all drugs do have side effects.. its the choice whether you would rather have the side effects over the ailment is what it comes down to.. its not like you ACTUALLY have to take the drug... theres no gun to yer head.. its about what yer willing to put up with lol


I was talking about illegal drugs. Narcotics..
The drugs doctors prescribe are a completely different thing.

How often do we hear about ppl robbing a legal drug store? I haven't heard about this kind of robberies. Only hear about narcomaniacs robbing money for their next dose..



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