Why We Should Legalise Drugs
I’ve just read an article written by a lawyer who thinks that drugs should be legalised. Now I didn’t need him to convince me; as a drug user myself, I’ve thought the same thing for years.
There are endless reasons why drugs should be legalised. For a start, the whole war on drugs has been a total failure. No matter how many drug dealers they lock up, the amount of drugs for sale on the streets remains constant. Regardless, I see it from a totally different angle. What I put into my own body is my business. What has it got to do with the Government? Absolutely nothing, that’s what.
The War on Drugs Encourages Crime
You don’t have to be a genius to work out that the war on drugs actually encourages crime. It increases the value of basic products that otherwise would be worth nothing. It’s the vast profits on offer that draws people in with dreams of getting rich. Many do, but plenty don’t. The vast majority end up in prison, of course, but that’s another scam altogether.
Prison unions pay large sums of money to campaigners that promise to be tough on crime. Today they don’t need leg irons when they can buy legislation that suits their goals. This is nothing more than human trafficking, all done legally, with the blessing of the public who hate drug users, yet love to get drunk themselves.
You’d think that people who like a tipple themselves would be more understanding, but as long as they’re okay, Jack!
What rational person would want a job that hinges on the misery of others? It’s sickening that people can get years of their lives taken away all for a bit of harmless powder.
Prison Should be for Criminals
Let’s be honest, how can it be right that you can walk to the corner shop and buy alcohol yet drugs are banned? It’s an absolute travesty. If anything alcohol is worse than drugs. There’s endless violence and drink driving, yet it’s still legal all over the world.
I’m not for one minute suggesting that drugs aren’t involved in crime, but this is mostly due to the ridiculously high cost because they’re illegal.
Most drug users just want to have a good time and escape from the mundane existence of the real world. Why should that be a crime? Prison should be for criminals, not drug users.
People Need to Mind Their Business
Why anyone wants to tell other people what to do is beyond me. It’s what the Nazis did and they weren’t very nice, were they? It’s okay for people to swap sex, but you want to alter your mind and you’re evil. How does that work out? The world is a horrible place and people should be encouraged to escape into their own little cozy place. If a few lines of heroin makes you all warm and fuzzy, why is that a problem?
It literally boils my blood that other people somehow have power over others.
Yes, I understand that we need law and order. People shouldn’t be allowed to do whatever they want – if it bothers people or makes their life difficult. You shouldn’t steal your neighbours bin or have you music loud. That’s ignorant. Consuming chemicals in your own spare time is your own business. Nobody elese’s.
I can’t believe that in 2019 that somebody hasn’t thought of a solution that suits everyone.
Portugal Have the Right Attitude
Back in the late 1980s and early 90s, Portugal had the worst drugs and AIDs epidemic in Europe. They needed a solution. So what did they do? They didn’t listen to the know-all idiots in America or the UK. No, they used their head.
Portugal changed the law. The new drug policy of Portugal made possession of drugs an administrative offence, as long as the person had no more than a 10-day supply of drugs for personal use.
So what happened next? As you might have guessed, it worked. All metrics went in the right direction. Actually giving people help instead of punishing them does work. Not that the bullying Governments anywhere else have listened or paid attention. No, they’d rather be stubbon little children than change tactics and apply proven winning strategies. This is the calibre of leadership we have in the developed world.
We Have Leaders That Don’t Listen
Politicians are stupid, but you don’t need me to tell you that. They couldn’t care less about doing what’s right. They aren’t interested in saving money. If they were they’d follow Portugal’s lead.
Surely it would be a brilliant move to save money that’s currently wasted jailing drug users.
If politicians genuinely cared – instead of caring about their own personal career – they’d do the right thing and apply everything that Portugal have done. Imagine if you could add to your CV as an MP in the achievements column: helped promote a dramatic drop in drug-related crime, reduced HIV and overdoes deaths.
That would be something any sane person would be proud of, but MPs don’t really care about the people, they just pretend they care. It’s the same thing they do with religion. They pretend to be religious rather than be honest and risk losing votes. What deceitful scum they really are deep down.
We Need a Petition for Drug Legalisation
Hopefully sooner or later things will change for the better. The public has to see sense. They can’t keep wasting money on the war on drugs, while simultaneously inflating prices on the black market. Legalising wouldn’t make everything perfect, but it would be a start. It would first of all allow people to make their own mind up.
After all, it should be our basic human right to choose what we put into our own body. Not what the Government or legislation dictates to us through fear of losing our libery.
It’s all twisted to make the drug user look bad, but really they’re the bad ones. They’re the bullies trying to impose their will on to others. Sick perverts that they are, but I live in hope that it will come good in the end.
If not, I don’t have a problem ignoring their stupid rules.
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