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GeneralRe: Drugs kill, take care ;) Pin
Greg Utas17-Mar-21 12:21
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W Balboos, GHB18-Mar-21 8:20
mveW Balboos, GHB18-Mar-21 8:20 
Greg Utas wrote:
It's the drug warriors, not users, who belong in prison.
That type of logic can be used for any sort of "criminal activity" one wishes to engage in (or has associates who do) - basically, an over-reaction.

Your quote divides the domain into two groups when one can easily add the third essentially link in the chain of violence: the smugglers/dealers/producers. They make the entire scenario into a violent one as they're the ones fighting over the money and power.

Legalization is a good goal but do remember that the real crime is really done by criminals, not nice people. Both the enforcers and the users are, in a way, the victims here:   the users because they're Elephant | [mastadon] ed by everyone and the enforcers because they never know if that kid with a join has another 30 lids on him to sell and a gun to back it up.

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