Comment: Yes - that is a MUCH better idea.

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Yes - that is a MUCH better idea.

We could also decriminalize all drugs like Portugal, or even BETTER legalize them and tax like alcohol / tobacco.

The phoney war on drugs costs US taxpayers $200bn p.a. which could be saved painlessly WITH SOCIAL BENEFITS.

http://ian56.blogspot.co.uk/2012/04/how-to-save-200bn-pa-fro...

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