A drug is that substance which, when injected into a rat, will produce a scientific report


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“The question is frequently asked: Why does a man become a drug addict?
The answer is that he usually does not intend to become an addict. You don’t wake up one morning and decide to be a drug addict. It takes at least three months’ shooting twice a day to get any habit at all. And you don’t really know what junk sickness is until you have had several habits. It took me almost six months to get my first habit, and then the withdrawal symptoms were mild. I think it no exaggeration to say it takes about a year and several hundred injections to make an addict.
The questions, of course, could be asked: Why did you ever try narcotics? Why did you continue using it long enough to become an addict? You become a narcotics addict because you do not have strong motivations in the other direction. Junk…

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He does not need opium. He has the gift of reverie.


Anais Nin

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“The mentality and behaviour of drug addicts and alcoholics is wholly irrational until you understand that they are completely powerless over their addiction and unless they have structured help, they have no hope.”

― Russell Brand

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Brave Towamba kids reunite with bus driver for barbecue | Magnet

The close-knit community came together on Sunday with a barbecue to celebrate “life” – and the miracle that none of its young students or much-loved bus driver were seriously injured in a school bus accident on Towamba Road on Thursday, January 29.

It could have been a major catastrophe but luck was on the side of the school bus when the driver, Paul Consodine,  suffered an epileptic fit and blacked out.

Not only did the accident happen close to the Princess Highway which meant that there was mobile phone reception, but the bus rolled onto the upside of the cutaway.

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