Why is alcohol legal but most drugs aren’t?

Question by : Why is alcohol legal but most drugs aren’t?
I personally enjoy marijuana and MDMA on occasion. I have not tried any other drugs, so I am only going to talk about these two since I know the most about them. Here are some facts.

Alcohol is physically addictive and frequent and excessive drinking can create a physical dependency. Marijuana and MDMA are not addictive and no physical dependency is possible.

Alcohol abuse makes people violent and can lead to abuse, rape, etc. Marijuana users like to sit at home, watch movies, and eat snacks (not harmful to anyone!). MDMA users like to dance a lot and hug inanimate objects (also not harmful to anyone!)

Recorded Marijuana related deaths in the history of history = 0
“Statistics culled from the United States and the United Kingdom report only 7 ecstasy-related deaths per million users of the drug. This is an interesting figure whtn compared to the 625 alcohol-related deaths per million drinkers that occur each year.”

So please tell me, where is the logic in all of this? Why is alcohol legal almost everywhere, Marijuana only legal in a few places around the world, and MDMA legal NOWHERE!? WHY!?

Best answer:

Answer by Justin
tax on alcohol=big revenue

Answer by Toni Brown
Alcohol doesn’t make the middle part of your nose fall off.

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4 Responses to Why is alcohol legal but most drugs aren’t?

  • Captain Obvious says:

    There’s no good reason. All drugs should be legal. People were given free will and they should be able to use it.

    Government does not equal God.

  • Hugo Polo says:

    its almost impossible to recover from drugs that’s why its illegal

  • Friedto Beyouhey says:

    Because everybody would be stoned..

  • Irv S says:

    Because alcohol is so popular that the people refuse to allow it to be banned.
    Google ‘prohibition’.
    In addition, alcohol has been shown to have significant cardiac
    and geriatric benefits if used sanely.

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