Thursday, February 03, 2005

It's Not That Bad, But Shut Up About It

Metro, a free UK paper, has a story today about an academic study demonstrating that heroin use is relatively harmless. "Edinburgh drug worker" David Pentland is quoted as saying: "To put this information out into society... is totally irresponsible."

He doesn't dispute the findings -- he just claims that the truth should be surpressed... maybe because the demand for his services would drop should people realize that they're not really needed?

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