Originally Posted by Deathmetalconga
Alcohol and tobacco are bad enough and I don't necessarily buy slippery slope or sticky slope arguments.
Martin, we're not crims ... why spend billions criminalising the activities of otherwise well meaning, industrious people and in the process foster organised crime? Not counting the human cost of arrest imprisonment.
It's a huge own goal. As I said before, it's proven that abuse rates don't go up when it's legalised. Also, some people would switch from booze to pot, something that stressed workers in casualty wards would appreciate.