Pubdate: Sun, 23 Oct 2005
Source: Calgary Sun, The (CN AB)
Copyright: 2005 The Calgary Sun
Author: Chris Rickards
Note: Parenthetical remark by the Sun editor, headline by newshawk.
Bookmark: (Decrim/Legalization)


I find it bizarre and illogical that the government hasn't legalized
and regulated the production and distribution of all illicit
consumable substances. The move would virtually wipe out the black
market and its associated violence. It would reduce the demands of the
legal, judicial and penal systems in one fell swoop. Think of the
revenue potential and the probability of eliminating the parole system
because there would be so much extra room in our prisons.

Chris Rickards

(Right Chris, and if we made everything legal, we'd do away with
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