The absurdity of legalising drugs


October 3, 2018

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Last week, former Lord Chancellor Charles Falconer wrote a mea culpa for UnHerd: ‘Why I regret my war on drugs’. In it, he claimed the prohibition of drugs has been a failure, and proposed legalising and regulating all drugs.

In this UnHerd Short, Charlotte Pickles and Peter Franklin question the logic and practicality of drug legalisation, drawing on the experience of the American opioid epidemic.

You can read Peter’s response to Lord Falconer’s piece here.


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