Even if hard drugs carry greater health risks than marijuana, rationally, we can’t ban them without comparing the harm from prohibition against the harms from drugs themselves. In a society that legalizes drugs, users face only the negatives of use. Under prohibition, they also risk arrest, fines, loss of professional licenses, and more.
Yes, even heroin
Rehab is amazing. It reminds me of football camp. Kind of like the Washington Redskins camp I went to as a kid.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s approval rating before the latest crack smoking revelations; and his rating after.
$5 million; $80 million
The amount of illegal drugs Uruguay recovers annually versus the amount spent to fight them. “As a business, this would be a disaster,” said President José Mujica.