Pubdate: Thu, 02 Jan 2003
Source: Daily Herald-Tribune (CN AB)
Copyright: 2003 Daily Herald -Tribune
Author: Kirk Muse


I'm writing about David Smith's letter: "Dangers of meth" in the Dec.
30 Herald-Tribune.

Actually, most people who have used crystal meth started with their
mother's milk or baby formula.

But that is certainly not the cause, any more than marijuana itself is
the cause of the meth epidemic.

As to the root cause of the of the meth epidemic, I suggest we look to
the "drug warriors" who grossly exaggerate the harm and danger of
marijuana. When our youth find out they have been lied to about
marijuana, they then assume that they are being lied to about the
dangers of hard drugs like methamphetamines.

Thus, we now have a meth epidemic throughout the U.S. and

Kirk Muse

Mesa, Arizona
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