Blumer's Viewpoints On Drugs

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Blumer believes people have different viewpoints on drugs because individuals assign dissimilar meanings to certain objects. For instance, an individual might love how drugs make their body feel. They give meaning to the drug and associate the drug with happiness. They give the drug language like “rocks” or “good kush.” They even have their own interpretation of it, which is blissful or pleasurable. However, a different person might take the same exact drug and have a totally different experience. They might feel out of control or very depressed and thereby, assign a negative meaning to the drug. They might use negative language to describe their time on the drug like “bad trip” or “bum trip.” They will have negative interpretations of the

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