War on Drugs

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    Murder and rape are also aggressive acts against unwilling victims...Outside of the gang warfare that was a predictable outcome of the war on (some) drugs, no such aggressor/victim relationship exists in the drug trade.
     
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    True, it's mostly an act of persuasion, until persuasion isn't necessary.
     
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    There has never been a war on drugs: Only time it appears there is a "war on drugs" is when non-cronies of our famous drug pushers and dealers - pharmaceutical industry, doctors and FDA - are also profiting from the drug market.
     
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    Theres too much money in drugs, the war on it is a big joke.
     
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    If pot was legalized the deficit would shrink.

    Legalizing pot would raise more than Buffett Rule
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    Yet a 2010 study by the libertarian Cato Institute found that legalizing marijuana alone would save the federal government $3.3 billion in reduced enforcement expenditures per year and raise an additional $5.8 billion in revenue assuming it would be taxed. If all drugs were legalized, the study estimated it would save the federal government $15.6 billion a year and raise an additional $31.2 billion in revenue -- for a total of $46.8 billion. That's slightly higher than the $46.7 billion the Buffett Rule tax is projected to raise over the full decade.
    Legalizing pot would raise more than Buffett Rule | WashingtonExaminer.com
     
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    Big ol' cocaine haul in Peru...
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    Peru seizes 1.5 tons of cocaine bearing Lionel Messi's likeness
    March 24, 2017 ) -- Police in Peru seized 3,000 pounds of cocaine bearing the name and likeness of Argentina soccer star Lionel Messi.
     
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    U.S. law enforcement arrested a French man suspected of running a "dark web" drug ring...
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    Suspected dark web drug dealer arrested headed to beard competition
    Sept. 30, 2017 -- U.S. law enforcement arrested a French man suspected of running a "dark web" drug ring after he traveled to the United States to compete in a beard-growing competition.
     

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