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Supply follows demand


January 3, 2019

I'm feeling smugly superior to Frank Watson, which is silly, except in a small way.

His column of 10-25-18, "Demand comes before Supply," shows that when it comes to drug policy, he's lost in the woods, barking up the prohibition tree. "If we want to stop the flow of drugs, we need to eliminate the demand created by the users in our country."

We can't eliminate the demand for drugs. We've been trying drug prohibition for 103 years.

Listen to a retired prison official.

"The point that I'd like y'all to understand is, there's not a prison on this planet that drugs have not been found in. We'v...

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