CNN Opinion Article: Legalized Pot Would Mean More Addiction


According to Kevin Sabet, the writer of the opinion piece, a report says that cheaper, purer illegal substances suggest that the war on drugs is a failure.  Sabet reports that global drug use has actually been stable in the past ten years.  He says that some think that legalization is a solution, but Sabet explains that it would lead to more drug use because companies will try to increase addiction to make more money.

For the full article, which also includes an overview of the history of marijuana in America, click here.


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