Charlotte Walsh

First, I think it’s important to be clear about what we want to avoid, and why. It’s crucial to remember that what change looks like will be strongly influenced by how the case for such change is made. Given this, it’s somewhat worrying to me that drug policy reformists often call for change by implicitly buying in to the lie at the heart of prohibition; namely, that the state has the right to control what we ingest, with their rhetoric that, “yes, drugs are potentially harmful, but prohibition is only making matters worse, so we need to replace it with a system of stringent regulation”… continue reading.

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