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The Illegal Drug Business and Secondary Markets

The business model of an illegal drug cartel is essentially the same as any other business that has complete control of their product. Farms are worked and raw materials cultivated. 1,043 more words

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Alcohol is bad enough, why add more drugs to the mix?

People often point to the sale of legal alcohol and tobacco when questioning the illegality of other drugs. A common retort from prohibitionists is that if we already have two damaging drugs, why would we want to introduce anymore?  225 more words

Drug Law Reform

Tough on drugs?

Supporters of drug prohibition often portray being tough on drugs as a strong position, and being soft on drugs as a weak one. Reform is often referred to as relaxing the laws, implying we would become relaxed on the issue. 148 more words

Drug Law Reform

Why no review?

Our drug laws are not evidence based, they are not based on science, and they are inconsistent. Yet many politicians have the arrogance to stand up and defend them. 88 more words

Drug Law Reform

Level of Deterrence

Either the artificial deterrent of criminalisation for drug use is lesser than the risk posed by the drug, or greater than the risk posed by the drug. 88 more words

Drug Law Reform

Deterrence

In a recent correspondence with my local MP,  the argument of deterrence -the hope that punishing someone for a crime will act as a deterrent to prevent future crimes – was used to defend existing drug laws.  141 more words

Drug Law Reform

Food, Drug and Cosmetic Law Overview

Food, Drug and Cosmetic Law Overview

Do you have a food or cosmetic product that needs a patent? Ullman, Shapiro & Ullman, LLP specializes in this type of patenting as well as all the FDA regulations you’d need to comply with. 138 more words