Bill Murray’s Thoughtful Reddit AMA: The War On Drugs Is A Failure, Waste Of Money

By Sarah Fruchtnicht

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“People are realizing that the war on drugs is a failure,” he added, “that the amount of money spent, you could have bought all the drugs with that much money rather than create this army of people and incarcerated people. I think the terror of marijuana was probably overstated. I don’t think people are really concerned about it the way they once were. Now that we have crack and crystal and whatnot, people don’t even think about marijuana anymore, it’s like someone watching too many videogames in comparison. The fact that states are passing laws allowing it means that its threat has been over-exaggerated.”

 

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