How do you feel about the War on Drugs and the my views about it. And there are these people who chose the hard way, but easy money.
Not long ago, three former Latin American presidents — one each from Brazil, Colombia and Mexico — issued a report saying current drug policies have failed. In DecemberUruguay became the first country in the world to legally regulate marijuana.
The Nixon campaign inand the Nixon White House after that, had two enemies: They won't be selling drugs if the people don't want it.
And Mexico has removed criminal penalties in cases involving possession of small amounts of narcotics. Would the humane treatment for drug abuse be any more costly in ruined lives and cost to society than the war on drugs waged today.
Last year, the Argentine supreme court declared it unconstitutional to prohibit the possession of marijuana for personal use. Heck, grow it at home, that way, you know if its organic. This plant is far too useful, and far too profitable, to be prohibited simply becasue it is related to a plant that some people use as a recreational drug.
If we regulate, control, and tax the sale and production of marijuana, we close the gateway to hard drugs.
Should marijuana remain completely unregulated, untaxed and controlled by criminals. We owe the rise of organized crime in our country to Prohibition when do gooders tried to make us a perfect society. As it stands they can arrest small time dealers and users mostly pot users who pose no real threat to themselves or society who have a small amount and make it look like they are doing something about the drug problem.
While federal reform mostly stalled under Bush, state-level reforms finally began to slow the growth of the drug war. As it stands they can arrest small time dealers and users mostly pot users who pose no real threat to themselves or society who have a small amount and make it look like they are doing something about the drug problem.
But let a drug addict destroy themselves and then watch the hypocrits come out of the woodwork spouting the same old tired drug war policy that has been force feed to them for the last 50 years. If you decriminalzed it you could cut every policing agency in half tomorrow and close half over every prison.
That's what the Democrats and Republicans endorse Making it a decriminalized controlled substance breaks the chain and opens the door to possible treatment. The cost to America is huge in terms of money lost by users, lost tax revenues from illegal sales, and lost lives both from direct or collateral engagements in drug activities or wars fought over drugs by gangs, and government interventions.
This plant is far too useful, and far too profitable, to be prohibited simply becasue it is related to a plant that some people use as a recreational drug. Pot users are an easy target cause they are nonviolent and the DEA knows the people trafficking harder drugs play for keeps.
Drug Hysteria and Skyrocketing Incarceration Rates The presidency of Ronald Reagan marked the start of a long period of skyrocketing rates of incarceration, largely thanks to his unprecedented expansion of the drug war. The fact that there is demand does not mean that drugs should be legal.
Would the consequential financial burden to society be any more costly than they are now. When it comes to illegal intoxicants, it seems, the market trumps helicopters every time — a stubborn asymmetry that imperils both lives and states.
Declare war on terrorism and they will all be killed. Nixon ignored the report and rejected its recommendations.
The war on drugs raises the price of drugs giving more motivation to sell drugs. Drug lords and pushers will try harder to get more people into drugs and because there's more risk, there will be more violence as drug lords and pushers will try harder to compete with their rivals. Sep 13, · Other countries in Latin America are considering similar changes in their laws, prompting antidrug groups in the U.S.
to say that pressure from south of the border will push the United States toward decriminalization, if not legalization, of drugs. Apr 19, · Spurred by comments from Richard Branson at The Atlantic’s Summit on Mental Health and Addiction, readers grapple with the question of whether.
May 22, · “The only way you’re going to reduce the violence and corruption is by legalizing the drugs,” says Teichman.
along with the federal police in a do-or-die battle. Office on Latin. Mar 03, · The U.S.
donated some $ million to Central America in for security projects, but leaders facing an expensive and potentially deadly battle have begun to pool ideas in search of a.
Why decriminalizing drugs is the only fix for Mexico’s ‘Murder City’ May 22, Oakland Ross. Police, Army and paramedics stand next to a pick-up truck with the bodies of two men.Decriminalizing drugs as a right way to battle drugs in america