Aren't we all?
I find it a sinister phrase; amorphous yet charged with fear and negativity. Also, it seems to apply to everyone. A perfect linguistic tool of oppression.
Who is on drugs? Well....
Oxygen is a drug. So every breathing person is on drugs.
Adrenaline is a drug. Every sprinting person is on drugs.
Dopamine is a drug. Every happy person is on drugs.
Melatonin is a drug. Every sleepy person is on drugs.
A cough drop is a drug. Every person getting a "pep-talk in every drop" is on drugs.
A topical analgesic is a drug. Every person using Neosporin Plus is on drugs.
Tryptophan is a drug. Any person who eats Thanksgiving turkey (or, I gather, almost any type of protein-rich food) is on drugs.
Sugar is a drug. Anybody eating pie is on drugs. That goes double for people eating cranberry sauce; because a cranberry is a drug.
Caffeine is a drug. Every person imbibing coffee, tea, or any other substance containing caffeine, is on drugs.
Chocolate is a drug. Every person having cocoa instead is on drugs.
Alcohol is a drug. Every person with a sip of booze on their tongue is on drugs. Not just drunk. On drugs. (hint: there's no f%&@ing difference)
So for the love of God, after Thanksgiving dinner, when everyone is on the porch "filling out the corners" and I'm rolling a joint to fire up and pass after my coffee, stop looking at me like I'm doing something evil.
You just added a two-second pour of brandy to your own mug, and then passed the bottle.