Another thing, I forgot to add -- it's my own personal experience. I believe it is peer pressure cos I got into the drugs scene because my other 'friends' were doing them. I wanted to be a part of the 'group' and be
. Yeah, right. It nearly cost me my life. I nearly died from an overdose from crack cocaine while I was living in Los Angeles in the early '90's. I did a variety of drugs...not only crack cocaine, pot...but also cocaine, crystal meth, lsd/acid, mushrooms...not a funny thing to go through, especially in Los Angeles -- I was practically in poverty and always broke cos I spent my entire wage onto drugs. I'm ashamed to say that I nearly got hooked into prostituting my body, but fortunately I was able to get away before I got involved. It was tempting cos of the amount of money it produced, but the dangers of prostituting scared me away.
Drugs are bad news! Big time.