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More Manufactured Media

2002-03-06 16:44:00+00 by Dan Lyke 1 comments

"Dad sues over daughter's ecstasy death" screams the headline. A careful reading reveals that Brandy French died of dehydration, stated more plainly in an even more alarmist linking to all the anti-drug sites story. If you want to save lives, how about a "teens: piss clear" ad campaign? Time to send some bucks off to Dance Safe.

[ related topics: Drugs Health ]

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#Comment made: 2002-03-07 22:00:10+00 by: Mars Saxman

Ecstasy is lethal like riding a motorcycle is lethal - sure, it's a risk you don't have to take, but it's the inattentive driver in the wrong lane that kills you, not the bike. You're more likely to be killed by a drunk driver on your way home from a party than by the pill you took while you were there.

But this is the drug war, and that's the mass media.