Straight edge

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Straight edge (Often called sXe) is a lifestyle without drugs, tobacco, or alcohol. Some followers of Straight edge also abstain from illegal or casual sex.[1]

For some, no drug use includes caffeine which is a stimulant drug. Some will accept drugs such as codeine or morphine for medical reasons. Some followers of Straight Edge will not use Ny-Quil or Day-Quil because they contain alcohol. Those Straight Edgers who quit casual or illegal sex would not have one-night stands and will wait until they are in a committed relationship to have sex.

Some cities have associated straight edge as gang affiliation, but advocates call it a way of life such as being a vegetarian.[2]

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