#36 Press Release in our series Doing the Right Thing
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Ron Paul is raising issues that other candidates are not willing to touch. I will write about one not because I use drugs but because I do not use drugs. I looked up the cost of the war on drugs since the 1970's. The cost is estimated to be over 1 trillion and possibly up to 2 trillion dollars. This accounts for about 10% of our national debt. I checked up on drug usage rates since this massive drug eradication was initiated. Marijuana and prescription drug use is up and cocaine use is down. Seizures are as is drug availability. I may not be the brightest bulb but I do know if I spent 1 trillion dollars and I still have the same situation I might want to try a different approach especially if I need to cut back my expenditures.
Ron Paul looks at drugs the same as alcohol which is a controlled drug. &n...