fill the gap. Miron: The scientific evidence for that is very thin. Previously worked for Bristol, drugs, project, the Big Issue Foundation, Bath Area. Advisory Service and the National Association for the Care and Resettlement of Offenders (Nacro). People in this age bracket generally dont have bills, jobs and all the stresses that go along with adulthood. Legalisation is a very sloppy way to address the unintended consequences of current policy. Although many things in life are now easier than ever, the burdens are also very high. Individuals with a family history of drug or alcohol abuse are far more likely to develop an addiction than an individual with no family background of addiction. Maybe it's better to talk to your friend in a calm and collected way. Miron: The prohibition of drugs is the worst solution for preventing abuse. Miron: You'd have the choice.
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Roughly half that is spent on the current drugs policy and half that is lost in taxes that the state could have levied on legal drugs. We have calculated that the murder rate in the US could fall by around 25 percent if drugs were legal. Peer pressure can be a tremendous force causing someone to try things they would normally not try on their own. Spiegel: Cocaine makes people aggressive. Others think that if you make it illegal, the price will rise and fewer people will take the drug. Spiegel: Should drugs be taxed? Drug use is often thought of as a way to escape the mundane world and enter an altered reality. Many people are addicted to sports, beer or food. But cocaine's not to blame for that. Spiegel : Why are drugs prohibited at all?
Miron, why should heroin, cocaine and marijuana be legal? Miron: The prohibition of drugs is the worst solution for preventing abuse. Firstly, it brings about a black market that is corrupt and costs human lives.