Skip to comments.My Proposal for Systems of Legal Recreational Drugs
Posted on 11/06/2017 9:11:50 AM PST by Brian Griffin
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Stop calling it a “War”
It’s not . .that’s just political-speak
If the elites really wanted to have a “War on Drugs” they could
They just choose not too. Another reason we have “open borders”
I would eliminate any law or regulation on drugs, except for those that wish to be certified by the FDA for prescription.
It’s not that the WOD has been ineffective (it’s had some effect) or that it puts “our children” at legal risk.
It’s that the WOD has created a Police State without property rights. And a completely dismantled 4th Amendment.
How would this change anything? You’d still be enforcing the drug laws against people without the license, which might be mist people.
Do I, as a taxpayer, have to pay for the various medical conditions and treatments with which habitual drug-users routinely deal?
Do I have to pay for their lifestyle by supporting them on the public dole?
Its good to think outside the box.
On the other hand, my immediate impression of your plan - the FDA and DEA run everything. Fed.gov become the pushers. Leftist will love it. They can tie all their nanny-state treatment schemes to it.
How about banning all drug users from any government aid or assistance?
“It would be replaced with FDA-supervised quality control systems”
We need a Federal Drug Pusher Agency? Oy.
1. Execute drug smugglers.
2. Imprison drug dealers.
3. Sentence drug users to internal exile.
Details on #3:
It doesn’t make sense to send drug users to prison. Instead send them to special communities to dry out. Each user gets a small bungalow, a food allowance, and a plot of land to plant a garden. And, of course, each community is surrounded by barbed wire.
I say go with the Darwin theory. Play stupid games, win stupid prizes.
Everyone knows that the government has its dirty little hands in the sale of illegal drugs and theyre too addicted to that and the war on drug money. Our government is crooked. It ceased being for the people and are only in it for themselves.
Defund the DEA and let Darwin do his thing.
You want to end the War on Drugs?
And here you are suggesting some 20-30 new laws, rules, regulations and proposals to do just that?
(insert hysterical laughing here)
You are part of the problem, man. Part of the problem.
Opium Dens for Denizens.
You’ve put some real thought into this, and much of it makes good sense. The weakness probably comes in enforcement, as we could see similar benefits by mandatory drug testing and enforcing existing laws, but we don’t do it.
Maybe the technology is or will exist to insert a biomarker that is impossible to synthesize outside of controlled labs to prevent “bootlegging”, which a controlled distribution system like this would encourage. As soon as you invent a better lock, it incentivizes a better lockpicker.
There is almost zero political support for getting the government out of the way of people's learning experiences.
I’d recommend land mines.
“I say go with the Darwin theory. Play stupid games, win stupid prizes.”
That works if druggies would pay the bill for their choices. Unfortunately, it’s everyone else that gets stuck with the bill - family and taxpayers.
So you want to starve them to death?
What takes 2 or 3 pages of legal code to ban outright becomes 2 or 3 thousand pages of management laws, plus a massive, expensive new bureaucracy to manage it.
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