How did we get here? Where will the opiate crisis likely lead? Here, we review what government can do to reduce and combat America’s opiate crisis. Actionable ideas from former DEA agent, Warren Rivera, here.
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Drug trafficking is a supply-and-demand economy. Insight on how the “drug trade” works from former DEA agent, Warren Rivera…with suggestions on how to address the real problem with drugs. HINT: Address the demand side (rather than supply).
How can opioid or opiate dependence be treated with a prescription for another opioid? More here.
Explore this infographic to learn more about Hillary Clinton’s basic stance on the subject of drug use, the criminal justice system, and the War on Drugs. Plus, a section on her policy summary RE: addiction and its treatment.
A summary description of Bernie Sanders’ views on addiction, the War on Drugs, legalization of medical and recreational marijuana, the criminal justice system… and more.
“90% of the drug problem is prohibition-related and not use-related,” says Gary Johnson. Read his take on the War on Drugs and legalization of drugs, here.
“My goals are to discourage all drug abuse in America-and also discourage the excessive use of alcohol and tobacco-and to reduce to a minimum the harm drug abuse causes when it does occur.” -Jimmy Carter’s drug abuse message to Congress in 1977. These and more quotes about drug use and sentencing laws here.
Where does Mrs. Clinton stand in terms of policies for marijuana legalization and the “War on Drugs”? We review her thoughts, ideas, and attitude about drug policy here.
“I am the guy that authored that drug court policy. We should divert the convicts into treatment.”; “There is a difference between sending someone to jail for a few ounces of marijuana and legalizing it.” More quotes from Joe Biden on drug laws and public policy here.
Noam Chomsky has a strong and persuasive voice in the political arena regarding the “War on Drugs”. What is your position? We invite your thoughts and feedback here.