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SPOKANE, Wash. - The heroin use epidemic is happening all across the country and hitting in the Inland Northwest hard. In fact, the statistics are staggering. Nearly 130 people die from drug overdoses every day in the United States. The majority of those deaths are from heroin and painkillers.
originally posted by: CranialSponge
a reply to: onequestion
Just about every drug has had its time of 'glory and fad' epidemics.
Opium in the late 1800's
Marijuana and acid in the 60's
Cocaine in the 70's and 80's
Meth and ecstasy in the 90's
Alcohol throughout all the ages
So what does that say about society ?
It says that people will do anything to escape the harsh realities of life, even if just for a little while... and this escapism thing seems to be a common denominator for most humans throughout time, and throughout the world.
Alcohol, drugs, movies, video games, etc... all various means of escapism to some degree or other.
We humans are very much the fallible creatures by nature.
originally posted by: Parafitt
Who needs heroin.
Just get a bottle jacks. repeat. repeat. and so on. No one cares then, just a drunk, dead in a pool of vomit and urine. No one give a toss.
amazed I am still alive.