AME-359 - New drug could help beat cocaine addiction ??

Pete nospam Zakel pxhxz at
Tue Jul 22 16:51:14 EST 2003

In article <1vcTa.162$mp3.10602609 at> "flick" <flick at> writes:
>"Richard Schimelfenig" <DHempman at> wrote in message
>news:d4bTa.25406$7O.2953 at

>> And, it is not nbecesary for anyone to get your permission. It is none of
>> business. But, that is not what Eric was refering to.

>it's against the law.

It should not be against the law.

When alcohol was against the law, many people still drank, and the black
market booze industry resulted in societal harms that were never envisioned
by prohibitionists.

The current prohibitions cause the same societal harms.

It is better for society to not ban these substances and to deal only with
the harm caused by the minority of users rather than trying to force everyone
into a narrow moral framework and having to deal with the greater harm caused
by the black market that prohibition fuels.

-Pete Zakel
 (phz at seeheader.nospam)

    In any formula, constants (especially those obtained from engineering
    handbooks) are to be treated as variables.                            

			    - 3rd Law for Naive Engineers

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