Article from Fox News by John Stossel.

John Stossel Offered his take on the war on drugs, in a piece for Fox News. Here are some of the points we found most interesting:

Give me a break. Locking some people up forever will not stop sales of drugs.

Americans should have learned that from our last attempt — Prohibition.

Making popular things illegal rarely diminishes their use. People still buy the banned items, but now they buy them from criminals. Violence increases. Sellers, instead of resolving disputes in courts, settle them with violence.

The illegal activity doesn’t go away. It just becomes more dangerous.

Read the entire article at Fox News.

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