Drug decriminalization and the price of illicit drugs

One moderate alternative to the war on drugs is to follow Portugal’s lead and decriminalize all drug use while maintaining the illegality of drug trafficking. — Gary S. Becker and Kevin M. Murphy (2013) In the late 1980s and 1990s a growing population of intravenous heroin users became a major threat to public health in Portugal,… Continue reading Drug decriminalization and the price of illicit drugs