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40% in Aus/NZ/UK and 53% in America have used drugs before.

Postby tkuanhoo » Fri, 30 Apr 2010 9:49 pm

Almost 40% of those in Australia, New Zealand and the UK have abused drugs before.

America has the highest rate of drug abuse. In America, 53% of people have abused drugs before. Nearly 30% of little boys and girls 12-18 have done drugs before, unbeliveable. These are just little boys and girls who are in school and 1/3 of them have broken the law and have used illegal drugs already?

20%, one fifth of the population in America are habitual drug users and have used illegal drug in the past month.

In america, almost 30%, 1/3, are habitual cigarettes smokers as well.

http://www.oas.samhsa.gov/nsduh/2k8nsdu ... ts.cfm#2.2
http://www.aihw.gov.au/publications/phe ... sdua04.pdf
http://www.emcdda.europa.eu/publication ... erviews/uk

So much drug use.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 30 Apr 2010 10:39 pm

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Postby EADG » Fri, 30 Apr 2010 10:53 pm

Looks like the Aussies and Brits got some catching up to do!

Makes me wonder how the Europeans fare.
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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 30 Apr 2010 10:58 pm

EADG,

I'd be interested how this little red dot would stand up as well, if Singstat was allowed to publish ALL the data. Of course, I don't know if abuse of prescription drugs counts. Dog knows enough GPs here get whacked each year for dispensing copious quantities to dubious characters. :wink:

Of course, if they didn't hang 'em all, there would be lots more here! :P

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Postby Strong Eagle » Sat, 01 May 2010 12:14 am

ABUSE? I smoked vast quantities of pot in my life when I was younger, and your term 'abuse' smacks of some judgmental blue nosed tight assed dickwad.

You want ABUSE? Try alcohol.

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Postby tkuanhoo » Sat, 01 May 2010 12:52 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:EADG,

I'd be interested how this little red dot would stand up as well, if Singstat was allowed to publish ALL the data. Of course, I don't know if abuse of prescription drugs counts. Dog knows enough GPs here get whacked each year for dispensing copious quantities to dubious characters. :wink:

Of course, if they didn't hang 'em all, there would be lots more here! :P


Probably stand up pretty well. Singapore must be one of the most drug free countries in the world

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Postby tkuanhoo » Sat, 01 May 2010 12:52 am

Strong Eagle wrote:ABUSE? I smoked vast quantities of pot in my life when I was younger, and your term 'abuse' smacks of some judgmental blue nosed tight assed dickwad.

You want ABUSE? Try alcohol.


Disgusting.

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Postby Plavt » Sat, 01 May 2010 1:29 am

tkuanhoo wrote:
Probably stand up pretty well. Singapore must be one of the most drug free countries in the world


Singpore isn't drug free....

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Postby tkuanhoo » Sat, 01 May 2010 1:53 am

Plavt wrote:
tkuanhoo wrote:
Probably stand up pretty well. Singapore must be one of the most drug free countries in the world


Singpore isn't drug free....


Nope but one of the most drug free.

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Postby road.not.taken » Sat, 01 May 2010 5:57 am

tkuanhoo wrote:
Plavt wrote:
tkuanhoo wrote:
Probably stand up pretty well. Singapore must be one of the most drug free countries in the world


Singpore isn't drug free....


Nope but one of the most drug free.


It can't be the most drug-free. That's like being the most pregnant. It either is or it isn't. I have a friend who works with overdose patients at Raffles Hospital. Illegal drug use is very prevelant here. It would be a mistake not to think so, especially if you were a female age 16 - 25, as they are most likely to be given any one of a number of date rape drugs.

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Postby Bafana » Sat, 01 May 2010 9:28 am

tkuanhoo wrote:
Plavt wrote:
tkuanhoo wrote:
Probably stand up pretty well. Singapore must be one of the most drug free countries in the world


Singpore isn't drug free....


Nope but one of the most drug free.


Have a look at how many Singaporeans are locked up at the present moment or in half way houses because of drugs. Singapore is harsh on drugs but far from free.

Would have thought the percentage for Aussie was higher but maybe its a generational thing. Under fifties the figure should be more like 2/3 Aussies have tried recreational drugs.
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Re: 40% in Aus/NZ/UK and 53% in America have used drugs befo

Postby Nath21 » Sat, 01 May 2010 12:18 pm

tkuanhoo wrote:Almost 40% of those in Australia, New Zealand and the UK have abused drugs before.

America has the highest rate of drug abuse. In America, 53% of people have abused drugs before. Nearly 30% of little boys and girls 12-18 have done drugs before, unbeliveable. These are just little boys and girls who are in school and 1/3 of them have broken the law and have used illegal drugs already?

20%, one fifth of the population in America are habitual drug users and have used illegal drug in the past month.

In america, almost 30%, 1/3, are habitual cigarettes smokers as well.

http://www.oas.samhsa.gov/nsduh/2k8nsdu ... ts.cfm#2.2
http://www.aihw.gov.au/publications/phe ... sdua04.pdf
http://www.emcdda.europa.eu/publication ... erviews/uk

So much drug use.


Dosent surprise me seems low really. Every culture in the world has some sort if substance to get high on. In all my years I have had friends who never tried anything to those that were habitual drug users but not one of them every committed any crime or hurt anyone else or had it effect their work or personal lives and most grew out of it because it didnt interest them anymore. At the end of the day the two people who got most hurt and to this day are still messed up abused alcohol and cannot give it up. It sold everywhere, its cheap, it used in nearly all social settings.

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Postby Plavt » Sat, 01 May 2010 1:33 pm

road.not.taken wrote: It would be a mistake not to think so, especially if you were a female age 16 - 25, as they are most likely to be given any one of a number of date rape drugs.



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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 01 May 2010 2:44 pm

Yeah, Plavt, it happens with great regularity at places like Zouk and some of the other big clubs and small ones alike. Quite often these girls are underage as well, but with doctored/false identities or lax bouncers/doormen (if the girl is good looking she could almost be 12 and get in with the right adornments and accessories by Triumph. They are asking for it and there are enough scumbag males who cannot get girls the right way that they resort to this crap. Another one in today's papers just got a 13 years sentence and 6 strokes for being a online predator here statutory rape of a 13 year old and carnal whatever it called with two 14 years olds.

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Postby tkuanhoo » Sat, 01 May 2010 2:53 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Yeah, Plavt, it happens with great regularity at places like Zouk and some of the other big clubs and small ones alike. Quite often these girls are underage as well, but with doctored/false identities or lax bouncers/doormen (if the girl is good looking she could almost be 12 and get in with the right adornments and accessories by Triumph. They are asking for it and there are enough scumbag males who cannot get girls the right way that they resort to this crap. Another one in today's papers just got a 13 years sentence and 6 strokes for being a online predator here statutory rape of a 13 year old and carnal whatever it called with two 14 years olds.


This is one of the dumbest post I have ever read. But then again you are one of the dumbest person alive.


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