Should drugs be legalized?
There always have been debates about legalization of drugs. It’s a very controversial topic because there are money, government and people’s health involved. Everyone attempt to find a new way of dealing with non-ending war. There are two camps: people who see benefits in legalization and people who think that drugs corrupt person as mentally and physically. I will give some advantages that, in my opinion, can persuade my reader to be for the legalization for “soft drugs” at least. First of all, we are all humans. We all live our own life. We have the right to do whatever we want until we outrage someone’s right. Your government should not be in front of the right to intervene in your life, but only your family. Also, as we all know, when something is prohibited, people are more likely to have interest in it (Reverse psychology) Secondly, drug addiction is a disease, and as any disease it needs to be treated. Lets imagine that insulin is banned. All diabetics will try to get it at any price; therefore there will be a big demand. As we all know: if there is a demand – there is a market. In a very short period of time there’s going to be a distribution and a lot of consumers. Thirdly, there are a lot of financial issues with drugs. Countries spend millions on struggle against drugs. All these millions can be saved and used on something more beneficial like prevention or even education and healthcare. Fourthly, legalization helps reducing drug-related crimes – you no longer need to commit a crime to get yourself a dose. In the fifth place, the choice of drug will tend to reduce the harm to health, with the same feelings. There should be pharmacy that will be able to develop new drugs that should significantly reduce the total harm to the drug, and may eventually allow pharmacologists to replace highly hazardous to the health of less lethal drug analogues with similar effects that all the addict crave for. It is logical that...
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