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barton

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Re: Drugs
« Reply #30 on: February 23, 2021, 07:57:47 PM »

Where's your source on his early death,  or his causing the deaths of others?   Wouldn't a conservative say that people are responsible for their own choices? 

Illegal drugs means supplies more likely to be laced with dangerous additives,  which increases risks of OD.   Heroin,  for example, on the black market, is now increasingly laced with fentanyl,  which has caused more OD.   It can be argued that his approach,  based on his expertise in neuroscience and pleasure seeking behaviors,  could reduce deaths and help addicts take more control of their habits. 
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« Reply #31 on: February 26, 2021, 01:21:47 PM »

KC,

I hope you don't take this as a discourtesy, and none is intended....but what was your basis for assuming the professor would die early or would cause the deaths of others?  I've waited three days for a reply, hoping you had some kind of case to make, some evidence for your assertions.  What about my point made in the second part of my previous post -- could decriminalization help addicts and lead to reduced death?

No offense, but you seem to have a habit of saying something provocative and highly judgmental, then mysteriously vanish when asked to account in some way for your opinion or its basis.

This approach would seem to run contrary to the purpose of a message board devoted to issues of law and politics.

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