Originally Posted by Miranda_
That's a load of rubbish. Sounds like propaganda to me; I know a lot of people who've done drugs in their time, including one guy who used to be a "flower power" hippie, and none of them are addicts or dead. Your teacher is obviously using scare stories to try and dissuade you and your friends from taking drugs; to my mind, that's a terrible idea. Far better to arm you with the facts rather than tell horror stories.
Well, part of the reason she said something about most of the people she said who got high did not make it to their 30s is because she didn't want to be responsible for someone getting high when she tries to get them to perform the rehearsal with the other students other than them going to their science class which happened to have a speaker in that day discussing drugs. =)