Originally Posted by Sharpe's Revenge
On a side note i hate this argument. People that take over the counter medications that zonk them out are NOT permitted to drive, use heavy machinery, or handle weapons while on said medication. I love my beer, but I would never jump behind the wheel after drinking, or go to work, or operate machinery, etc etc etc. Its not mature, nor professional to do so. When i see guys smoke a joint and them jump right behind the wheel it drives me NUTS. The effects it has on your body are NOT the same a ciggarette ( which I dont smoke either ) and no amount of pretending will make it so.
Actually Nicotine is THE most addictive substance known to man (I'm sure there a synthetic something out there now though)
(non smokers) I challenge you to take a Nicorette gum (the strong one) chew it for 2 mins then tell me you are not fucked up from nicotine to the point of feeling sick
Pot has been found (in my understanding) to possibly be psychologically addictive but not physically addictive.
My "argument" was that I do not want to play with people impaired on anything. But I will not judge others use of whatever medications they need to live (semi) normally.
People who will drive while on any drugstore drug or "illegal" drug will do it anyway. They should not, altered minds create different reactions. Good luck with enforcement of someone driving while on meds though.