Most of the pharmaceutical market is a hustle on the people and perpetuates a vicious cycle of sickness. The ones who profit most are Big Pharma and those in government.
However, decriminalizing drugs and providing access to addiction treatment could turn around the lives of millions of suffering people, most of whom pose no harm to anyone but themselves.
In 2001, the Portuguese government decriminalized all drugs. These charts
from Transform Drug Policy Foundation show the rapid decline of drug use
just a few years later.
If the availability and freedom to choose alternative, safer drugs like cannabis for pain control and cancer treatments were an option, most people would choose that over heavy opiates that are highly addictive and dangerous. Tragedies like overdosing would drop as well.
It’s important to recognize anyone with the courage to take the difficult road to recovery. Even though it can be a painful process to overcome drug addiction, it’s not impossible.
If you’re suffering, reach out for help. There really is love out there.
Connect with your closest family and friends. Join a community of freethinkers from across the world at events like Anarchapulco
, where the theme is “Life Unchained” — personal freedom, and manifesting peace and prosperity for all.
Jason Perz runs thrillerbmx.com and travels the country speaking about his experiences battling addiction, bullying, and overcoming the odds. He inspires others to have faith in their own journeys.
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