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It’s a Drug War on Us

There’s a war out there, not the one overseas
It’s here at home making us ill-at-ease.
It’s a drug war on us, not a war on drugs
Profit-driven by pharmaceutical thugs.

There’s drugs for the aches and drugs for the mind,
Drugs for the liver and drugs you can’t find,
Drugs for epileptics and sore bones,
Antibiotics and sex hormones.

It’s ‘cus we got sewage sanitation,
Our pee goes into a collection station,
It mixes to form an eclectic brew,
Recycled back and it’s “good as new”.

There’s drugs for the aches and drugs for the mind,
Drugs for the liver and drugs you can’t find,
Drugs for epileptics and sore bones,
Antibiotics and sex hormones.

As you turn on the tap to take a drink,
Here is something for you to think.
Not all water is chemically tested,
Before it’s unwittingly ingested.

There’s drugs for the aches and drugs for the mind,
Drugs for the liver and drugs you can’t find,
Drugs for epileptics and sore bones,
Antibiotics and sex hormones.

And don’t rely on water that’s bottled,
Regs for testing, well, they are throttled.
It all runs off into marshy sinks,
Where wells are pumping for water we drinks.

There’s drugs for the aches and drugs for the mind,
Drugs for the liver and drugs you can’t find,
Drugs for epileptics and sore bones,
Antibiotics and sex hormones.

There’s a war out there, not the one overseas
It’s here at home making us ill-at-ease.
It’s a drug war on us, not a war on drugs
Profit-driven by pharmaceutical thugs.

Lyrics and music by Larry Hanson