We could tax the wahoozy out of them like we do tobacco and alcohol and
there could be laws protecting purity and content. Free up a lot time for
more hard core criminals.
Beth t the OT
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I strongly disagree with this logic. It sounds very logical and pragmatic,
except for one fact. Alcohol, a legal drug, causes more deaths, illnesses,
crime and cost corpoarate America more money than all illegal drugs put
What if we added marijuana, heroin and cocaine to the legal drugs????
Actually I'm not as surprised as you might think. By legalizing drugs, and
taxing them heavily, a portion of the budget deficit could be addressed.
Also, by treating drug abuse problems as a medical or psychological issue, a
large portion of the prison population would go away, and IMHO, prisons
often serve as training centers for criminal behavior. I don't have figures
on this, but it seems like it would be a lot less expensive to treat drug
(offenders?) in the community rather than in the penal system.