Welday Hagos, a clinical psychologist and director of the Mekele-based centre -- Ethiopia's only free, long-term drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility -- believes that khat is a gateway drug
to harder substances.
If some of the huge crowd are attracted by the fairground rides or Jessie J in concert, the hope remains that Shergar Cup day could be a gateway drug
- lure them in, get them hooked and this time next year they may want the hard stuff of sectional times and striding data.
'We look at it from the perspective that it is a gateway drug
for teenagers and youths.
Some studies have concluded that vaping can serve as a 'gateway drug
' to cigarettes, while it is not yet known whether e-cigarettes can lead to cardiovascular disease.
Not with the gateway drug
's hidden dangers - paranoia, panic attacks and more - firmly established.
The main argument against cannabis legalisation remains that it's a gateway drug
, but the question is a gateway to what?
</URL>The origin of the claim appears to be a Reddit user who, in 2016, noticed marijuana was not listed along with tobacco and alcohol under the headline, "What is a gateway drug
?" on a page issued by D.A.R.E., PolitiFact said.
Yet a 2014 study in the New England Journal of Medicine found that "electronic cigarettes may function as a 'gateway drug
' that can prime the brain to be more receptive to harder drugs".
I believe a lot of the fear behind marijuana being a "gateway drug
" is due to ignorance of non-users.
The findings, published in the BMJ journal Thorax, are the latest to conclude that nicotine-delivering electronic cigarettes are not, as once feared, a gateway drug
Sheppard elicited boos from the crowd as she referred to marijuana as "a gateway drug
," a theory that people who try marijuana are more likely to pick up harder drugs.
They'd dismiss your notions of "gateway drugs
." Life's a gateway drug
; live long enough and you'll need some kind of crutch.