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August 1, 2021

Better than being on alcohol

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Troy Johnson

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Oh Please! When are they going to realise that 20,000 people on drugs and/or alcohol is far better than 20,000 people on alcohol.

 

 


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2 COMMENTS

  1. Alcohol makes local booze sellers millions of dollars a day during the festivals. Of course drugs will continue to be targeted because people drink less when they are “high”. The system is crook.
    note: I neither drink nor do drugs, but I can smell a rotten fish from a mile away.

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