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Apr 3, 2017

Dan and Colton discuss the drug war and policy with an emphasis on civil rights. We dive in to the issues which legalizing drugs might present, which drugs should be legalized, and the facets of government which might benefit Joining us this week is Tom.

 

The drug war by the numbers:

over 10.4 billion on drug war this year

424,000 arrested for drug offenses more than any other offense

220,000 arrested for cannabis

2,700 incarcerated this year

average cost of $31,000 per inmate

Colorado raised 129 million in taxed recreational marijuana

Dan’s comment on heroine when legalized:

drug abuse down when drugs decriminalized

 

 

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