Legalize ALL Drugs? A Harvard Professor Says It’s Better for Society

A Harvard economics Professor is proposing that ALL drugs, including heroin be made totally legal in the U.S.  This follows a call by Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador to legalize certain drugs on both sides of the border.  He says that such a move would help eliminate the drug cartels, and at the same time, taxes on the legal drug trade could be used to help treat addicts.   Professor Jeffrey Miron thinks it’s a great idea, since the current prohibitians on drugs are ineffective and foster violence and unfair jailings of low-level users, who should be considered victims rather than criminals.  On-Target’s Larry Sparano discusses the professor’s conclusions with Kent Garrett of WIOX Radio New York.  The segment begins with the professor’s analysis of the current state of affairs: