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longboarder
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wjmelements
Pro (for)
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68 Points

drugs

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Started: 1/30/2010 Category: Miscellaneous
Updated: 4 years ago Status: Voting Period
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longboarder

Con

drugs should be banned completely and users should be punished severely
wjmelements

Pro

In Round 2, this debate will start. My opponent will select one of the following definitions for "drug" and we will be debating "drugs should be banned completely and users should be punished severely". My opponent will present an affirmative case next round and the debate will begin.

http://www.thefreedictionary.com...
drug
n.
1.
a. A substance used in the diagnosis, treatment, or prevention of a disease or as a component of a medication.
b. Such a substance as recognized or defined by the U.S. Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.
2. A chemical substance, such as a narcotic or hallucinogen, that affects the central nervous system, causing changes in behavior and often addiction.

I look forward to this debate.
Debate Round No. 1
longboarder

Con

longboarder forfeited this round.
wjmelements

Pro

Unfortunately, my opponent has forfeited. If he cannot return for the third round, then I will post my own definition for "drugs" and post an argument. If he can post, he should define "drugs" as requested before and present a case.
Debate Round No. 2
longboarder

Con

longboarder forfeited this round.
wjmelements

Pro

My opponent has put forth a claim without any supportive reasoning and forfeited two rounds.

Given the circumstances, I will put forth the simple argument that drugs cure illnesses and improve the health of individuals. Therefore, they shouldn't be banned and there is no reason to punish their users.

Thank you.
Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by Rockylightning 4 years ago
Rockylightning
Noobs come on ddo thinking they can get an easy win and take the easy side of a topic, then don't even log on to support it...
disgusting...
Posted by SaintNick 4 years ago
SaintNick
wtf con
Posted by Maikuru 4 years ago
Maikuru
Default to Pro due to multiple forfeits.
Posted by Puck 4 years ago
Puck
A forfeit. Big surprise there.
Posted by wjmelements 4 years ago
wjmelements
Clarification:
My opponent is debating as PRO "drugs should be banned completely and users should be punished severely" and CON "drugs".
Posted by wjmelements 4 years ago
wjmelements
I hope he picks definition 1a, though he probably intended 2.
Posted by curious18 4 years ago
curious18
umm, good luck CON, you'll probably need it.
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