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 craftylady1956
Joined: 1/7/2007
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Must not do drugs....?Page 14 of 22    (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22)
i know the drug and alcohol detox and rehab that i work for feels marijuana is dangerous. mj is not detoxed only rehab because mj stays in your system for 1 to 2 months after using because it is fat soluable. mj is felt to be a better alternative to crack or herion. mj is still considered dangerous. one patient would lose their eyesight everytime mj was used. that's not dangerous?
 justme05
Joined: 1/11/2005
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Must not do drugs....?
Posted: 11/21/2007 11:03:13 AM
a drug is classified as a mind altering substance so cannibis is a drug but then again alcohol can also be considered .... leaving that as a thought worth pondering by others
 justme05
Joined: 1/11/2005
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Must not do drugs....?
Posted: 11/21/2007 11:08:12 AM
to continue on since I accidentally hit the button .. Out of all the drugs that are out there the only acceptable ones are smoking, alcohol, and caffeine. If a person states "must not do drugs" does it really matter if we are doign drugs and they state must not go on look for someone else. I think that this topic is one that people will agree to disagree on way too many perspectives on it I think. Happy Fishing to all
 Huzrfrmr1
Joined: 4/16/2007
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Must not do drugs....?
Posted: 12/4/2007 1:56:03 PM
amen brother its only a big deal if someone makes it that at least she's "man" enough to be honest about it
 clorin
Joined: 11/4/2007
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Must not do drugs....?
Posted: 12/4/2007 2:35:53 PM
weed, coke, heroine, Anything that is addictive like that, cigs I do not mind.
 hdhighway
Joined: 10/3/2007
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Must not do drugs....?
Posted: 1/8/2008 1:21:05 PM
Ok - Iamjumbo - character flaw? normal person? regular people? We must all go by your standards now? How about this : normal, regular folks without character flaws don't let thier belly get so big that they reularly pee in thier own belly button. That would leave you out of the mix wouldn't it.
 jenny68
Joined: 10/22/2006
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Must not do drugs....?
Posted: 1/8/2008 1:25:53 PM
A drug is a drug and I could not deal with it so I mean what it stated,,,Must not do drugs,,,
 iamjumbo
Joined: 11/6/2007
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Posted: 1/8/2008 3:44:35 PM
Ok - Iamjumbo - character flaw? normal person? regular people? We must all go by your standards now? How about this : normal, regular folks without character flaws don't let thier belly get so big that they reularly pee in thier own belly button. That would leave you out of the mix wouldn't

of course not. beer and food are not illegal. choosing to be stupid enough to do something you know you don't have a right to do is the character flaw, which is the case with drugs
 joro
Joined: 12/2/2007
Msg: 342
Must not do drugs....?
Posted: 1/8/2008 5:09:38 PM
If your in your 20's, whayever, blaze away. If your in your 40's and still living your life on a path where you can ruin your career/life etc. because you want to do drugs, go ahead and run that risk. Just stay the hell out of my life.


Alcohol and tobacco are both drugs (which admit i use) , are addicting, hazardous to you health etc. as well. But POSSESSION of them is not illegal. But for some reason, alchol is legal and pot is not. Drink. No problem. Drink to excess in public and/or drive: problem. Fair? maybe not. Reality? yes. and reality is for people who cant handle drugs. (I even end up flushing prescribed pain killers and muscle relaxants when there the vile's full and I dont need them- they are drugs too, but that one's not a rule).

Pot is illegal. It alters the mind. I smoked it from the age of 12 to 24. I smoked it BECAUSE it causes apathy. At 43, Im not particularly interested in seeking out an apathetic law breaker (the occassional speeding ticket and war protest arrest pass the 'necessity defence' arguement for me). That also means don't drive drunk etc (which is physically more dangerous than pot). Fact is, I would likely loose my job, reputation, and credibility if I got busted for drugs including pot (as well as a 'bad' alcohol' charge for that matter-I fired someone over a non-work hour alcohol incident this fall). those 3 things: job, reputation, and credibility are important to me- I worked hard for them and dont want to throw them away over a girlfriend. If a partner suddenly got addicted to something, and I was devoted, that would be a different story,

And bringing the food/weight question into this just obfuscates the question (and thats from someone thin as hell). for what its worth, my rule is I am also willing date people with a few extra pounds provided they are not too embarrassed to go to the beach (there's some out there), can handle hiking in the hills (mt peaks isnt a requirement), ride a bike, and other reasonably normal physical activities without keeling over or whining, ARE NOT APATHETIC, and have good personalities and sense of humor. So if u want to drag weight in, start a new thread.
 carolann0308
Joined: 12/9/2006
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Must not do drugs....?
Posted: 1/8/2008 5:17:40 PM
I love iced coffee but does that mean I need rehab??? I believe there is a huge difference between stopping at Dunkin Donuts daily and meeting your dealer on the corner at 3am.
 joro
Joined: 12/2/2007
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Posted: 1/8/2008 5:36:19 PM
or 3 pm for that matter. exactly. we grow up and pick our poisons. If you cant, leave us alone.
 PrimeWoman
Joined: 4/25/2006
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Posted: 1/11/2008 5:28:26 AM
Genisis , 1 , 29 .. And GOD said, Behold , Even unto all the green herb bearing seed have I given you all things.
Does anyone believe in the constitution of america?
Freedom of religion anyone?


Romans13:1 Everyone must submit himself to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established.

If you are going to refer to the bible to make your case, make sure you KNOW the bible. You can't expect to cherrypick portions of it to justify your position as a means to avoid having your feet held to the fire. In that man's law does not go against God's law in this case, it is, in God's eyes, a law that is to be followed. Your defense is null and void.

That being said, I don't necessarily agree with the laws criminalizing pot, am familair with the history surrounding it as per Jack Herer's The Emperor Wears No Clothes.
All the arguments for it's legalization and the reasons for the laws currently in place don't change the fact that the law is the law.
 cocytus
Joined: 11/9/2007
Msg: 346
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Posted: 1/11/2008 6:15:49 AM

I'd jut like to ask as you see this in a lot of profiles '' Must not do drugs''.

what do people consider Drugs?? obviously someone with a daily heroin or coke habit is doing 'drugs'.

but what about people who smoke cannabis? do you consider cannabis a drug?

And if you use this contact restriction, why do you use it?


There's not much that comes from drugs...that is while they are still illegal.
Also,for every person that is a successful professional that gets high "recreationally" there are probably five that are unable to get a job,keep a job or look for a job due to their "recreational" drug use.

W/the chances of addiction and arrest so high (forgive the pun) and the returns on on drug use so low...it's no wonder that most people simply avoid the entire issue by looking for a mate that doesn't use them.
 bathurstman35
Joined: 12/15/2007
Msg: 347
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Posted: 1/11/2008 3:27:52 PM
yes canabis is a drug.
i put that on my profile 'must not do drugs' cause i have no interest at all to date someone who do drugs.small or big it doesnt matter.
its a choice i made all my life.i never did drugs,never tried it and chose not to and i choose to never do it either.and finaly i choose not to have anyone in my life who does.i mean if i meet someone and they did it when they were young thats different.whats in the past is in the past just as long as now they dont do any.
 teddybee
Joined: 3/26/2005
Msg: 348
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Posted: 1/11/2008 5:53:24 PM
Someone was on crack that I knew. I still can't believe how much I was lied to. I suspected drugs or something underhanded, what a disaster for me, and my kids, this was devistating to me, I have been tormented by this. She did it with an ex boyfriend for a long time. But they never had sex because he couldn't get it up. But she didn't know he was on crack for a while after they met. Alcohol is one thing, Crack is another thing that with hurt everyone around a addict. I just wanted a hug and to be loved, I didn't expect this.
 Medina49
Joined: 12/17/2007
Msg: 349
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Posted: 1/11/2008 6:07:41 PM

but what about people who smoke cannabis? do you consider cannabis a drug?


Its as much a drug as tobacco or alcohol in that it alters the brain and is controlled.
Caffeine is a drug as well, but not yet controlled. I'd let someone chug a gallon of coffee, or chain smoke a carton of cigs and drive my son around, cant say the same thing about hooch or booze.
If pot were legal, I might take a puff at a party, but...its on the I dont speed, run lights, sell firearms to minors, turn the odometer back list of things I wont do now..
 be4unoit
Joined: 12/22/2007
Msg: 350
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Posted: 1/11/2008 9:37:55 PM
Of course cannabis is a drug. And yes, I restrict people who do drugs.

I've also listed myself as a 'Social Drinker' although I can count the number of times I drink alcohol in a YEAR on one hand.

I also restrict smokers because to me it is a foul and nasty habit and I don't like licking the bottom of an ashtray. (Which is how I see kissing a smoker)

We all have preferences. Some people don't like tattoos and that immediately puts me off their 'lists'.

No loss.

If you want someone who 'partakes' in the same past times as yourself, state so in your profile. Honesty goes a long way these days and a lot of people are tired of playing games.
 TJRanth
Joined: 12/10/2007
Msg: 351
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Posted: 2/8/2008 4:11:08 AM
I smoke weed. This is a personal choice I've made. I don't smoke before or at work. I have a decent job and do it well. I have goals and achieve them. I'm fully aware of the stigma; I know what everyone thinks of potheads. If I see a profile and it says "Must not do drugs" then I move on. Why? Because they have as much right to choose who they hang out with as I do to choose to smoke weed. :p

I don't really understand why everyone has such a problem with this concept. We all make our own choices and we should all relax and accept that.
 white rider
Joined: 11/9/2005
Msg: 352
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Posted: 2/8/2008 8:36:33 AM
weed may be a drug but then would coffee be a drug what about beer? Just becuse a higher power say it not legal does that make it bad.
 EagleEric
Joined: 11/2/2006
Msg: 353
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Posted: 2/8/2008 9:29:49 AM
The use of any kind of illegal drugs is a deal breaker. Well what about legal drugs on a regular basis? That also can be a deal breaker if the user develops a dependency upon them. There is one exception and that is alcohol but only in moderation.

The Eagle
 hdhighway
Joined: 10/3/2007
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Posted: 2/9/2008 2:37:10 AM
Again, it is about being judgemental and using the term character flaw and talking about what is legal and illeagal. I suppose that you would have been burning the witches in Salem, and persecuting the Jews in Germany, after all what is a little ethnic cleansing amoung friends? It was the law afterall. The term character flaw that you use is directed at the wrong folks pal.
 kittenshere
Joined: 6/16/2006
Msg: 355
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Posted: 2/9/2008 3:44:08 AM
of course its a drug. duh. let me define drug for ya........anything illegal. and here in my state ...louisiana ...its illegal.
 Trailsman5
Joined: 4/10/2006
Msg: 356
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Posted: 2/9/2008 3:55:04 AM
In light of Heath Ledger's tragic passing, maybe we can agree to re-evaluate (as a scociety) preconceptions we have shared.
 Rockdrummer2007
Joined: 2/6/2008
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Posted: 2/9/2008 12:09:26 PM
I consider pot a drug and I don't want to be around it. It can ruin lives and create just as many problems as cocaine or heroin.
 10fingers
Joined: 12/14/2007
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Posted: 2/9/2008 2:45:00 PM
Well, for me personally, if you have a problem with drugs or booze ...I am not interested.
Its an instant dealbreaker. Of course, while I don't, some of my friends smoke weed, but they aren't hawking their toasters and paranoid about society this and that...
I know the difference between someone who indulges and a drug infested Boozy the Clown.
Have a nice day. James
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