Opinion

Public schools are plagued by pot

Drugs are a problem that affect society, especially in every public school in this province.

It’s time for teachers, principals and school board officials to further educate kids on the dangers of doing drugs and why they can ruin a person’s life. If teens don’t hear the truth about how drugs will screw up their chances of having successful futures, they will commit crimes to feed their habits or sit on the couch for the rest of their lives.

When I attended high school, there were many problems associated with drugs, especially pot. Every morning, kids would show up high to class and ask to be excused only to go out and fire up a joint in the smoke pit.

I smelled dope from miles away in the halls, but none of the staff seemed to take notice. Did I mention teachers allowed kids to give oral presentations on legalizing marijuana?

I might also add that a lot of these potheads earned driver’s licences at young ages but got into bad accidents due to the fact they werestoned behind the wheel. It is fact that pot can cause people to develop schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

I hope the government never legalizes pot. After all, it’s a dangerous drug and there’s no reason why anyone should smoke it.

I’d like to leave a message for the dopeheads I knew in high school: You know who you are. As far as I’m concered, you can kiss your brain cells goodbye.

M. Brian

Surrey

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