sunset from behind the wire

sunset from behind the wire

Saturday, June 20, 2009

Narcotics - Should they be legalized?

The narcotics business generates considerable profits such that there is an endless supply of people who are willing to traffic illicit drugs. Of the solutions put forward, the most commonly heard is the plea to legalize and regulate as opposed to continuing to levy criminal sanctions.














  1. Is there a difference between illegal narcotics and alcohol?
  2. Are there valid parallels between the Falstead Act. (prohibition) and the growth of organized crime in the 1930's and the growth of the Colombian and Mexican Cartels in the present day?
  3. What is the logical course of action?
  4. Is legalization a rational solution?