Doctors from London University have revealed details of what they believe is the largest amount of ecstasy ever consumed by a single person. Consultants from the addiction centre at St George's Medical School, London, have published a case report of a British man estimated to have taken around 40,000 pills of MDMA, the active ingredient in ecstasy, over nine years.So which member of the Happy Mondays are we talking about? One factor that is not considered in drugs policy is that Ecstasy is very popular amongst members of the Moron Community, although expert opinion is divided as to whether it is the drugs that make them stupid or their stupidity that makes them takes the drugs. One thing is certain: nobody has ever managed to enjoy House music straight.
Meanwhile, Her Majesty's Government's drugs advisor has been sacked for advising Her Majesty's Government about drugs. It seems that he made the mistake of telling the truth rather than sending a Clear Message about the dangers of drugs.
Meanwhile again, the squaddies are all over Afghanistan but cannot stop a bunch of peasants from growing most of the world supply of opium there.
Who needs drugs? The world is strange enough without them.