Marijuana drug war kills thousands more than drugs

By Stephen Frye

 

The drug war kills thousands more people than drugs ever kill. Our 25,000 gangs now kill more than 10,000 Americans yearly, and our drug war also causes about 10,000 Mexican murders yearly. Thousands more drug war deaths occur in prison where one third of prisoners are dead by age 45. Marijuana is the safest recreational, over-the-counter or prescription drug in history. You absolutely cannot die from it, but gangs, prison, the DEA or cops can kill you as they did a guy in Las Vegas last year.

 

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