Drugs a " a symptom of an empty life

Drugs a " a symptom of an empty life

There are 6 comments on the Logan Banner story from Feb 23, 2014, titled Drugs a " a symptom of an empty life. In it, Logan Banner reports that:

There is not anyone around here who doesn't realize that there is a drug abuse epidemic in the coal fields in general and Logan County in particular.

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simon says

Pine River, WI

#1 Feb 23, 2014
yes yes they are and if you take the meds away' or make it harder to get that will almost go away' but these doctors when they wright them with out caluse' like a MRI bust pharmacy that fill millions a year ' it starts with the goverment shuting this and drug companys that make these pills from hell' i no been there have to want to quit then go coldturkey' tough yep a few days but can be done.id say 2 out of 5 in logan co. is hooked on these pills..id rather see pot heads around atless they wont kill for a pill.

Saint Albans, WV

#2 Feb 24, 2014
well yeah your right there' ppl wont go coldturkey' they will go to pain clinics or get a patch' they dont want to quit' thats why logan will never change..lots are getting these checks over this' why should they quit they dont care no more there..

Elkview, WV

#3 Feb 24, 2014
yes some get what they call boxes// take some and you can guess what they do with the rest''and the doctores just keep writeing them out more 'its a sad life really' i would like to know what went so wrong in their lives to turne a person to them''''''''

Logan, WV

#4 Feb 24, 2014
yea i know where your at on saturday 10. i know what your hidden. the next time you put someone name on topix. im going let the truth out on u.
its not my bad because your old man saw me with a young pretty girl. oh yea whooo!!
ah ah ah ah stayin alive, stayin alive, ah ah ah ah stayin aliiiive!!!
holla at ya boiiii!!

Since: May 13

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#5 Feb 25, 2014
Restricting or taking the meds away will not solve the problem itself. It might encourage a few to quit ...tho the easiest way to 'quit' is to replace one addiction for another. Prohibition will only drive it further underground and accentuate crime. The next generation of 'empty lifers' will then take the place of those who became 'clean'.
Whether it's true or not it being a symptom of an empty life, there are those who take drugs because they enjoy them. Nature herself has given us substances to alter consciousness and mood, and relieve pain [physical or psychological]
oh no

Walton, WV

#6 Feb 25, 2014
yep pot thats what she grew Nature i mean'ppl dont no there pain pills come from herion' the same plant popie

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