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Viewpoint: Nick Gillespie

From Reason.com: “Here’s a question for proponents of the drug war: Does prohibition—which demonstrably fails to keep illegal drugs...

“Here’s a question for proponents of the drug war: Does prohibition—which demonstrably fails to keep illegal drugs out of the hands of people who want them—simply make it that much harder for people like [Whitney] Houston to admit and seek treatment for their problems? Everyone knows that it’s no easy thing for addicts or problem users of anything to admit they need help. Does criminalizing the behavior on top of everything else make it that much harder for such people to seek the help they need?”    

Nick Gillespie in Reason.com

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