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Finally Some Common Sense? Drug Czar: Change from Prison to TREATMENT in War on Drugs!
04-26-2013, 02:52 PM #1
JayRodney ⓐⓛⓘⓔⓝ
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Quote:"White House Drug Czar Gil Kerlikowske signaled that the Obama administration may be open to a long-overdue shift from law enforcement to addiction treatment in a release of a new policy proposal on the so-called war on drugs.”

Still, Kerlikowske stopped short endorsing legalization, telling The Root, “We know that from a public health approach, legalizing drugs, thereby making them much more easily and widely available, would not be a very wise policy. But we also don’t think that people — particularly those that are possessing small amounts of marijuana — that having an arrest record, that being put into the system, is particularly helpful either.”
Read more: rawstory.com

Thankfully it only took them 40 years of this charade that cost taxpayers billions, puts non violent people in prison labor camps and ruins lives and families in perspective.

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04-26-2013, 02:56 PM #2
Octo Mother Superior
Posts:43,362 Threads:1,482 Joined:Feb 2011
Good! yay.gif


Depending on the "treatment" of course...

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04-26-2013, 03:01 PM #3
Shadow Mrs. Buckwheat
Posts:12,775 Threads:1,181 Joined:Feb 2011
Portugal did and it worked extremely well for them

http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/...al-addicts

Soemthings really wrong when someone gets life in prison for smoking a doobie
04-26-2013, 03:03 PM #4
Kreeper Griobhtha
Posts:10,849 Threads:655 Joined:Feb 2011
Rehab for simple possession?


ğck that.


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Politicians hide themselves away
They only started the war
Why should they go out to fight?
They leave that role to poor
04-26-2013, 03:09 PM #5
Shadow Mrs. Buckwheat
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iagree.gif but better than prison.
04-26-2013, 04:19 PM #6
オタマジャクシ Member
Posts:1,310 Threads:32 Joined:Nov 2012
Can someone explain to me why drugs are illegal???

We tried that with alcohol and it was a hopeless failure.

If you try an experiment that blows up your lab and burns down your house - most people are smart enough to go "Whoa - that too much excitement." But nooooooooooo, the US had to go back and try again.
04-26-2013, 04:23 PM #7
Kreeper Griobhtha
Posts:10,849 Threads:655 Joined:Feb 2011
(04-26-2013, 04:19 PM)オタマジャクシ Wrote:  Can someone explain to me why drugs are illegal???



Money.




Give this a read. You will learn a lot about the history of cannabis prohibition.


The Emperor Wears No Clothes


Politicians hide themselves away
They only started the war
Why should they go out to fight?
They leave that role to poor



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