Is drug use purely and only a personal choice?
A gateway drug is a drug that a person will agree to take for the first time, despite their instinct that it's wrong to do so. At that point they have violated their basic integrity on the subject of drugs, and this can be the first step towards addiction.
When I look back, for me it all started in Manchester in the “Summer of Love“ of 1988. Acid House had hit the UK via Ibiza, and the clubs were buzzing with a new wave of electronic dance music and a new drug called ecstasy…