The issue of drug and substance abuse has been dealt with in many ways – funny and serious. Anti-drug campaigns all over the world come up with funny slogans to raise awareness about the same, and make their point.
Facts Rising ‘High’!
According to statistics, there are 3.5 million cocaine users, 1.5 million crack cocaine users, and 0.6 million heroin users in the United States today!
A drug is defined as ‘a substance that has a physiological effect when ingested, or otherwise introduced into the body, in particular.’
Anti-drug campaigns aim at creating awareness about the ill-effects of drugs and substance abuse. To break the monotony of lectures and AA meetings, these campaigns come up with very innovative slogans that explain the harm in a lighter, funnier way. For example, a slogan like Shoot for the stars, not your arms, is positive, not monotonous, and asks the user to stay away from drugs too.
Here is a compilation of some of the best anti-drug slogans which have been used in campaigns all over the world. God forbid, but if you do need to use one to keep your friends or family away from drugs, go ahead and pick any one of the following.
~ I’m too good for drugs.
~ Do dope, lose hope.
~ Wasted? So is your life.
~ Keep off the grass!
~ No drug users grow old; because they die young.
~ Say nope to dope!
~ I’d rather get my a** bit by a piranha than smoke marijuana.
~ Twinkle twinkle little star, drug user, you won’t get very far!
~ Drugs aren’t cool, they make you look like a fool.
~ Drugs gave me wings to fly, but they took away my blue sky.
~ Only dopes do dope.
~ Up with hope. Down with dope.
~ Don’t huff, don’t puff. Keep away from that stuff.
~ Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! Drinking and smoking and drugs? Goodbye!
~ I’d rather eat breakfast-in-bed than be called a pothead.
~ What’s your anti-drug?
~ God made the herb to use, not to abuse.
~ Don’t start and be smart.
~ Don’t choose the booze. If you choose the booze, you lose.
~ Do a good deed and kill the weed.
~ There’s no intervention, start with prevention.
These were some really funny slogans, meant to be taken in the right spirit. Although funny, the slogans were devised to help people realize the importance of their life. There is no judgment at all. This life is just a once-in-a-lifetime thing. Don’t waste it getting wasted!