ENDNOTE: Time to end the “(pseudo) War on (some) Drugs”

2019-Mar-09

http://lavallette-seaside.shorebeat.com/2019/02/seaside-heights-pd-dea-raid-four-properties-arrest-17-suspects/

Triggered by a drug raid near my shore bungalow.

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IMHO, time to end the “(pseudo) War on (some) Drugs” and put the effort into treatment like Portugal has.  Otherwise, it’s hopeless problem.  

They can’t keep drugs out of prisons; so how insane to expect to be able to keep it out of the general population. 

At least if addicts could buy their drugs at WalMart, Walgreens, CVS, and other pharmacies, then the drugs would be cheap and clean. And, addicts could get into treatment easier and cheaper than today.

We emptied the mental asylums and the politicians and bureaucrats promised to have local resources that never came.  Now we have crazy people roaming the streets and doing drugs.

We learned nothing from (alcohol) Prohibition and a lot of people died or went blind from tainted booze.  The drugs cut with rat poison are killing people. 

The medical establishment gets folks hook on opioids and when it cuts them off, the folks more to heroin or worse.  Argh!

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