The NPR program Planet Money this week had a very interesting segment about the economics of illegal drugs in which they interview a former drug dealer. The best part of the segment is that it starts with an honest admission that the economic data clearly shows drug prohibitions have been a total failure.
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday April 13, 2011 3:50 pm|
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday April 12, 2011 4:25 pm|
Three out of every four California voters support reducing the criminal penalty for possession of a small amount of illegal drugs for personal use, according to a new poll from Lake Research Partners.
|By: Jon Walker Thursday July 22, 2010 8:00 am|
Americans consider the War on Drugs to be a multi-billion-dollar failure, and by a slim margin, they approve legalizing marijuana. The question for supporters of California’s Prop. 19 is whether supporters will turn into likely voters who actually express their opinions at the polls.