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An educational campaign in Scotland has received severe criticism after a booklet was released advising teens on the safest ways to take cocaine, ecstasy and other illegal drugs.
 
The material, published as part of Edinburgh's Drug and Alcohol Project, is aimed at young people aged 13 to 25.
 
As well as listing street names for hard drugs like cocaine and ecstasy, the booklet notes the negative effects and a number of "safety tips" for those "determined to take drugs."
 
The publication advises readers to wash their nose out after snorting cocaine and to use vitamin E cream to avoid excess damage to the nose. For MDMA and ecstasy, users are told to  "start with a half a pill and wait at least two hours before re-dosing."
 
 
The Snapfacts booklet was launched yesterday to 15 and 16-year-old students at a school in central Edinburgh. 
 
While the campaign's creators intend the information to promote open and honest communication about narcotics, others say it is a step too far. 
 
Agnes Morrison of the Maxie Richards Foundation, an anti-drugs charity, told the Daily Mail she believed giving such advice was unsafe.
 
"I know they are putting them in schools and that there is other educational information in there. But a lot of kids who do not know anything about drugs might read it and get the impression that there is a safe way to take drugs...The only safe guidance against drugs is not to take them at all."
 
What do you think about the campaign's message?

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