Ethical Dilemmas

Have been approached (on a commendation by an existing client) by someone who as one of a couple of businesses, runs a Headshop.  A Headshop is a business that sells a whole load of drug paraphanalia, pipes, bongs, psychedelic cigarette papers, rather than any drugs themselves.  They also sell products that are 'legal highs' - such as Mephedrone, which became illegal a few days ago, I think.

Much discussion ensues about whether we should act for this guy, who's perfectly pleasant and is not involved in illegal activity.  Use of his products for their obvious purpose is harmful, but then the same is true of a cheesecake shop, a tobacconist or a supermarket selling cheap booze.  Has anyone any experience of these businesses and know just how far over the lines they are?

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Where is the moral dilema ?

cymraeg_draig |
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The problem

MarionMorrison |
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I'd feel uncomfortable

Luke |
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I'm not advocating this - but it raises interesting moral questi

cymraeg_draig |
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Some thoughts

davidwinch |
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Dilemmas, dilemmas

MarionMorrison |
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Predjudices

cymraeg_draig |
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