McWilliams: War on drugs is fuelled by junk economics

The prohibition of narcotics no longer has any moral or economic justification

17th April, 2016

Is it time to legalise drugs? Why do we go along with a “war on drugs” policy that isn’t working? Why do we slavishly allow criminals to control this business? If making drugs illegal was supposed to stop drug use, it has failed miserably. What is the point of doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results?

Ireland has criminal gangs killing each other because the drugs...

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