What the politicians need acknowledging
Opium, Cannabis and Coca Leaf are safer substances then the 'licit' substances of Alcohol, Coffee and Tobacco
Opium versus alcohol.
Cannabis versus alcohol.
Coca Leaf versus Coffee and Tobacco.
In each major category of intoxicant used by our species, there appear to be one or two drug plants that researchers have noted, are more controllable, hence safer, than all the other plants or synthetics in that category. Coca leaf stands out among all the stimulants, licit and illicit, as the easiest to control and the one least likely to produce toxicity or dependency.
Prohibition PROMOTES HARD (Concentrated) Drugs
Prohibition PROMOTES HARD Drug Abuse
Drug Warriors Ignore Pharmakokinetics
Drug War Criminal Mercantilism Public Health Subversion
Drug experts say alcohol worse than crack or heroin