Media: David Borden in Televised Drug Legalization Debate


  • David Borden, Executive Director, StoptheDrugWar.org, Washington, DC
  • Deirdre Boyd, CEO, Addiction Recovery Foundation, London
  • host: Shahab Mossavat

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    Click here to view the full one-hour program on presstv.com. David Borden did not appear in the first half due to technical problems. PressTV is an English-language network based in Teheran, which airs across Europe and the Middle East.

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    Last comment by Boyd

    how ridiculous is the crazy woman ... 'if criminals stopped dealing drugs, they'd go into people trafficking'.

    If drugs were legalized, regulated, & taxed, the cost of the drug would still be below that necessary for a criminal to find the benefits outweigh the risks.

    Drugs would be sold in regulated stores, removing them from the streetcorners, where the dealers with their 'bling' give the youngsters bad role models.

    Right now, with regulated alcohol, it's easier for kids to get cannabis than alcohol. During Prohibition of Alcohol, kids were involved with almost all aspects of the trade and use. Only after Prohibition was Repealed did the childhood drinking stop, due to regulation.

    CEO Boyd

    The only Addiction here is CEO Boyds 6 figure salary.

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