Drug Users Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 31 Quotes About Drug Users

#1. Drug-war forfeiture laws are frequently used to allow those with assets to buy their freedom, while drug users and small-time dealers with few assets to trade are subjected to lengthy prison terms. - Author: Michelle Alexander
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#2. If even a small fraction of the money we now spend on trying to enforce drug prohibition were devoted to treatment and drug rehabilitation, in an atmosphere of compassion not punishment, the reduction in drug usage and in the harm done to users could be dramatic. - Author: Milton Friedman
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#3. Users of marijuana become STIMULATED as they inhale the drug and are LIKELY TO DO ANYTHING. Most crimes of violence in this section, especially in country districts are laid to users of that drug. - Author: William Randolph Hearst
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#4. Marijuana is an addictive drug which produces in its users insanity, criminality, and death. - Author: Harry J. Anslinger
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#5. We cannot run away from the needs of LGBTI, sex workers, drug users, prisoners, and people with a disability. - Author: Michel Sidibe
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#6. I began to study marijuana in 1967 ... I had not yet learned that there is something very special about illicit drugs. If they don't always make the drug user behave irrationally, they certainly cause many non-users to behave that way. - Author: Lester Grinspoon
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#7. The noted Yale computer science professor Edward Tufte once observed that there are only two industries that refer to their customers as users: computer designers and drug dealers. Importantly, you are equally as likely to recover damages from either of them for the harms their products cause. - Author: Marc Goodman
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#8. The neighborhoods I grew up in were poor and full of drug users. I don't think you have to look that hard to find those kinds of lives. But I also don't think you have to have experienced it really close to be able to empathize. - Author: Jess Walter
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#9. Addiction should never be treated as a crime. It has to be treated as a health problem. We do not send alcoholics to jail in this country. Over 500,000 people are in our jails who are nonviolent drug users. - Author: Ralph Nader
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#10. My stance has always been that there's no place in our sport for drug users. I've always said it's a ban for life if you come up positive. I stand by that. - Author: Maurice Greene
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#11. A regime that trawls for drug users or other petty delinquents will net a certain number of violent people as bycatch, further thinning the ranks of the violent people who remain on the streets. Incarceration - Author: Steven Pinker
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#12. Reagan's Drugs Czar, Carlton Turner, said that kids deserved to die as a punishment for smoking poisoned weed, to teach them a lesson. Two years later, he called for the death penalty for all drug users. On - Author: Shaun Attwood
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#13. Although Carroll is now something of an iconic figure for psychedelic drug users, there is only the tiniest shred of evidence that he ever took laudanum, morphine, cocaine, magic mushrooms or indeed that he sampled any mind-altering drugs at all. - Author: Jenny Woolf
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#14. I don't think that there would be more users if drugs were legalized. - Author: Roman Polanski
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#15. Every friend of freedom must be as revolted as I am by the prospect of turning the United States into an armed camp, by the vision of jails filled with casual drug users and of an army of enforcers empowered to invade the liberty of citizens on slight evidence. - Author: Milton Friedman
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#16. Only drug dealers and software companies call their customers 'users' - Author: Edward Tufte
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#17. Casual drug users should be taken out and shot. - Author: Daryl Gates
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#18. Periodization isn't magic--you can't out-periodize your genetics, drug users, or stupidity. - Author: Craig Cecil
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#19. The general population still thinks HIV is something that came in the 80s and went away, or that it only affects the gay population or intravenous drug users. - Author: Annie Lennox
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#20. Well, we can't leave anyone behind just because they are sex workers or they are needle users, intravenous drug users, prostitutes. - Author: Elton John
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#21. Technology is not a panacea. I refuse to work on technology to track users, analyze usage patterns, watermark information, censor, detect drug use, or eavesdrop. I am not naive enough to think any of those technologies could enable a 'compromise'. - Author: Bram Cohen
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#22. African Americans constituted only 15 percent of current drug users in 1995, and they constitute roughly the same percentage today. - Author: Michelle Alexander
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#23. I've been told by professional drug users that if I did the drugs, I would like the Dead. It seems like the most effective PSA against drugs could just play some Dead jams and say, "If you do drugs, you will like this kind of music." What other deterrent would one need? - Author: Penn Jillette
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#24. Why is it drug addicts and computer aficionados are both called users? - Author: Clifford Stoll
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#25. Methamphetamine is a hideous drug. Meth makes a person become paranoid, violent, and aggressive - making them a serious threat to society and law enforcement. And maybe more importantly, meth users are a threat to their own children and families. - Author: Dirk Kempthorne
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#26. Drugs are a tragedy for addicts. But criminalizing their use converts that tragedy into a disaster for society, for users and non-users alike. Our experience with the prohibition of drugs is a replay of our experience with the prohibition of alcoholic beverages. - Author: Milton Friedman
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#27. There are criminals who are drug users, but most addicts are criminals only by virtue of prohibition or from resorting to crime to pay inflated black market prices. - Author: Danny Sugerman
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#28. The war on drugs makes it almost impossible for drug users to get milder forms of their drug - and it pushes them inexorably toward harder drugs. - Author: Johann Hari
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#29. I can't think of anything off the top of my head that seems more important than something designed to raise money to keep something going that keeps IV drug users from dying. - Author: Elliott Smith
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#30. They never differentiate between drug users and drug addicts ... I've done most drugs there are socially, I never had a problem. - Author: Doug Stanhope
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#31. Brain-imaging studies of drug users at that stage show that viewing a film of actors pretending to use drugs activates dopamine pathways in the brain more than does watching porn films. This - Author: Robert M. Sapolsky
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