THAT 9% AMOUNTS TO
people using recreational drugs in Ireland each week
If each person spends just €10 per week
This would generate €3692582 every week
per year for gangs
WHAT IS A DRUG DEALER?
Anyone who buys, sells or shares drugs.
The only difference between someone who pays €10 for drugs
and someone who spends €10,000 for drugs……
is the quantity and price
If you use recreational drugs you cannot complain about
Caught with 10k worth of drugs. Why?
Because they’re supplying you with your €10 worth of drugs.
You are the first and most important link in the demand/supply chain.
Facts Not Fiction
The process of addiction follows a predictable pattern from:
Nobody sets out to become addicted to drugs or to bring drug related problems to themselves, their homes or their community. But drug problems and crime are part and parcel of drug use however small that drug use may be.
FACT. ALL ILLEGAL DRUG USE CAUSES HARM
"Cannabis is not addictive"
Is what those who support the use of cannabis often say, but 99.9% of problematic drug users or those addicted to drugs will say that the first drug they ever tried was cannabis
The aim of the Think Before You Buy initiative is to tackle the underlying cause of the drugs issue
THE UNDERLYING CAUSE OF THE DRUGS ISSUE IS RECREATIONAL DRUG USE
The involvement in and support of so many people for recreational drug use tends to trivialise and normalise drug taking as a harmless pursuit.
This normalisation and trivialisation needs to be questioned and challenged
at all levels of society and most especially in the media
People of influence should not be allowed to use their access to the media as a platform to
GLORIFY TRIVIALISE OR NORMALISE RECRECATIONAL DRUG USE
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