the violence is caused primarily by prohibition. the drug trade does not need to be violent if you legalize the cultivation, distribution, and use of these products as any other vice such as alcohol, tobacco, and gambling.
Drug Control as used by government is quite the misnomer. What it creates is an untenable position that only leads to further violence, sounds more like Drug Un-control to me.
As many of us have experienced, .egitimized organized crime is worse than illegal organized crime. We see what happened after all of the nasty trash that was in organized crime decades ago obtained degrees and became despotic officials.
As many of us have experienced, legitimized organized crime,...