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Laura asks…

Does the DEA really believe that they can stop marijuana at this point?

Tijuana answers:

Some of these statistics are from the DEA. Specifically the cited video concerning the increase in overall drug users from 2% to 46% currently are from the DEA. In 1965 we had approximately 1 arrest per hour as compared to 100 currently. That is an FBI statistic from the book Trillion Dollar Conspiracy by Jim Marrs.
Prohibition Statistics
• Prison Population (BBC)
-United States: 2,193,798 (overall population 313,900,000)
-China: 1,548,498 (overall population 1,344,130,000)
-Russia: 874,161
-Brazil: 371,482
• Alcohol Prohibition (MSNBC)
A) Arrests for drunkenness and disorderly conduct up 41%
B) Homicides, Assaults, and batteries up 13%
C) Number of Federal convicts up 561%
D) Federal Prison Population up 366%
E) Total spending on penal institutions up 1,000%
Host “We have the same exact kind of enormous jumps in incarceration, crime, and prison expenditure under this current pot prohibition.”
• Each year the United States spends 350 billion dollars on the war on drugs.
• On any given day in the United States 1 in 9 African American males between the ages of 20 and 34 is incarcerated.
• Mexico declares war on drug cartels in December of 2006 (BBC)
A) 2006: 270 drug related deaths
B) 2009: 16,337 drug related deaths
• Judge Jim Gray (Reason TV)
– Stated In 1990 we were only half as successful in prosecuting homicides as we were in 1980 due to the Reagan administration ratcheting up the drug war. This due to prosecutorial resources being devoted to drug related “offenses”.
– In Holland marijuana use is legal for everyone 16 and older. Coffee shops include marijuana. The minister of health recently held a press conference in which he stated that marijuana use within his country was half that of the United States both for adults and teenagers. He claimed that they had succeeded in making pot “boring”.
• Drug offenders in prisons and jails have increased 1,100% since 1980. Nearly 6 in 10 persons in prison for a drug offense have no history of violence or high-level drug selling activity (November Coalition)
• According to the UN, drug prohibition has seen increases in the use of opiates, cocaine and marijuana to the effect of
-Opiates 34%
-Cocaine 27%
-Marijuana 8.5% (Worldwide presumably. CNN)
• According to DEA: (Google Tech Talks)
– 4 million drug users in 1965 (2% of overall population)
-112 million drug users in 2003 (46% of overall population)
• Wholesale cocaine costs 60% less / Heroin costs 70% less (Google Tech Talks)
• Heroin overdose rate: (Google Tech Talks)
– 1979 = 28 deaths per 100,000 users
– 2003 = 141 deaths per 100,000 users
• Approximately $30,000 per year per inmate
• 39 Million drug arrests under drug prohibition
• 1914 = 1.3% addicted to drugs/ 2002 = 1.3% addicted to drugs (Google Tech Talks)
• % of crimes resolved by arrest or other means (Google tech talks)
– 1965: Murders 91%
– 2006: Murders 60.7%, Forcible rape 40.9%, Robbery 25.2%, Aggravated Assault 54.0%, Burglary 12.6%, Larceny-theft 17.4%, Motor vehicle theft 12.6%
• Decriminalized Drugs
1. Netherlands 1976
2. Portugal 2001
3. Mexico 2009
4. Argentina 2009
• Marijuana use by tenth graders in Netherlands: 28% / Marijuana use by tenth graders in the United States 41% (Google Tech Talks)
• Marijuana use: U.S. Lifetime prevalence = 37% / Netherlands = 17% (Google Tech Talks)
• Heroin Use: U.S. Lifetime prevalence = 1.4% / Netherlands = 0.4% (Google Tech Talks)
• After decriminalization, Portugal drug use by ages 13-15 decreased by 25%/ 16-19 decreased by 22%
– Heroin overdose deaths decreased by 52%
– HIV infections reported by drug users decreased by 71% (Google Tech Talks)
• Netherlands homicide rate per 100,00 population: 1.5/ U.S. Homicide rate per 100,00 population 5.6 (Google Tech Talks)
• United States imprisons more of its’ own population than any country in the history of the world. (TV Show “QI”)
Cited video titles are listed as follows:
1. End the Failed War on Drugs — Cenk on MSNBC
2. Did You Know — War on Drugs Edition
3. Portugal Legalizes Drugs. Crime Usage Falls.
4. Mexico’s War on Drugs: War on Drugs Edition
5. United States of Prison
6. CNN: Time to End the War on Drugs?
7. Drug War Failure in Mexico
8. What Happened When Portugal Decriminalized Drugs?
9. The War on Drugs has Failed
10. Stephen Fry on American Prison Facts
11. Jim Gray on The Six Groups Who Benefit From Drug Prohibition

Drug Prohibition Statistic Playlist:

“The prestige of government has undoubtedly been lowered considerably by the prohibition law for nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced. It is an open secret that the dangerous increase in crime in this country is closely connected with this.”
-Albert Einstein

“Prohibition will work great injury to the cause of temperance. It is a species of intemperance within itself, for it goes beyond the bounds of reason in that it attempts to control a man’s appetite by legislation, and makes a crime out of things that are not crimes. A Prohibition law strikes a blow at the very principles upon which our government was founded.”
– Abraham Lincoln

Sandy asks…

do you think the us army could beat the drug cartels ?

the mexican infantry is very well armed and eqipt . and they cant deafeat the drug cartels and the drug cartels are almost all ex soldiers from armies in latin america and the usa ..
and they use
1world weapons not ak-47 they use m-4 etc . how could we stop them ?

photo of mexican soldiers charging against beltran leyva
http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_azTJagmKWAc/S8dnXrH0xKI/AAAAAAAAHv0/RHs0DUP3fV8/s400/armada-de-mexico-300×350.jpg&imgrefurl=http://todosobrenarcotraficoenmexico.blogspot.com/2010/04/detiene-la-marina-3-zetas-en-nuevo-leon.html&usg=__mZmB6YWicPie5ZQ3Igkj_7vulxc=&h=350&w=300&sz=16&hl=en&start=0&sig2=cMAm3t3nKSXUA8evjsugQg&zoom=1&tbnid=NZ5cBXTizELQOM:&tbnh=152&tbnw=131&ei=LZX1TPPAFo6osQO3jvCmCw&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dinfanteria%2Bde%2Bmarina%2Bmexico%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26sa%3DN%26biw%3D1401%26bih%3D764%26tbs%3Disch:1&um=1&itbs=1&iact=hc&vpx=482&vpy=439&dur=593&hovh=153&hovw=131&tx=162&ty=234&oei=LZX1TPPAFo6osQO3jvCmCw&esq=1&page=1&ndsp=24&ved=1t:429,r:20,s:0

Tijuana answers:

They would be difficult to defeat because they are well spread out, and have influence in the Mexican government. We probably could if we put a large amount of troops into it, because the U.S milt is the most powerful in the world. We spend more on our milt than the rest of the world combined, so if we wanted to we possibly could, but it would drain our resources.

Joseph asks…

Do you feel empowered by the human suffering caused by the war on drugs?

Prohibition Statistics
• Prison Population (BBC)
-United States: 2,193,798
-China: 1,548,498 (overall population 1,344,130,000)
-Russia: 874,161
-Brazil: 371,482
• Alcohol Prohibition (MSNBC)
A) Arrests for drunkenness and disorderly conduct up 41%
B) Homicides, Assaults, and batteries up 13%
C) Number of Federal convicts up 561%
D) Federal Prison Population up 366%
E) Total spending on penal institutions up 1,000%
Host “We have the same exact kind of enormous jumps in incarceration, crime, and prison expenditure under this current pot prohibition.”
• Each year the United States spends 350 billion dollars on the war on drugs.
• On any given day in the United States 1 in 9 African American males between the ages of 20 and 34 is incarcerated.
Mexico declares war on drug cartels in December of 2006 (BBC)
A 2006: 270 drug related deaths
B) 2009: 16,337 drug related deaths
• Judge Jim Gray (Reason TV)
– In 1990 we were only half as successful in prosecuting homicides as we were in 1980 due to the Reagan administration ratcheting up the drug war. This due to prosecutorial resources being devoted to drug related “offenses”.
– In Holland marijuana use is legal for everyone 16 and older. Coffee shops include marijuana. The minister of health recently held a press conference in which he stated that marijuana use within his country was half that of the United States both for adults and teenagers. He claimed that they had succeeded in making pot “boring”.
• Drug offenders in prisons and jails have increased 1,100% since 1980. Nearly 6 in 10 persons in prison for a drug offense have no history of violence or high-level drug selling activity (November Coalition)
• According to the UN, drug prohibition has seen increases in the use of opiates, cocaine and marijuana to the effect of
-Opiates 34%
-Cocaine 27%
-Marijuana 8.5% (Worldwide presumably. CNN)
• According to DEA: (Google Tech Talks)
-4 million drug users in 1965 (2% of overall population)
-112 million drug users in 2003 (46% of overall population)
• Wholesale cocaine costs 60% less / Heroin costs 70% less (Google Tech Talks)
• Heroin overdose rate: (Google Tech Talks)
– 1979 = 28 deaths per 100,000 users
– 2003 = 141 deaths per 100,000 users
• Approximately $30,000 per year per inmate
• 39 Million drug arrests under drug prohibition
• 1914 = 1.3% addicted to drugs/ 2002 = 1.3% addicted to drugs (Google Tech Talks)
• % of crimes resolved by arrest or other means (Google tech talks)
– 1965: Murders 91%
– 2006: Murders 60.7%, Forcible rape 40.9%, Robbery 25.2%, Aggravated Assault 54.0%, Burglary 12.6%, Larceny-theft 17.4%, Motor vehicle theft 12.6%
• Decriminalized Drugs
1. Netherlands 1976
2. Portugal 2001
3. Mexico 2009
4. Argentina 2009
• Marijuana use by tenth graders in Netherlands: 28% / Marijuana use by tenth graders in the United States 41% (Google Tech Talks)
• Marijuana use: U.S. lifetime prevalence = 37% / Netherlands = 17% (Google Tech Talks)
• Heroin Use: U.S. lifetime prevalence = 1.4% / Netherlands = 0.4% (Google Tech Talks)
• After decriminalization, Portugal drug use by ages 13-15 decreased by 25%/ 16-19 decreased by 22%
– Heroin overdose deaths decreased by 52%
– HIV infections reported by drug users decreased by 71% (Google Tech Talks)
• Netherlands homicide rate per 100,00 population: 1.5/ U.S. homicide rate per 100,00 population 5.6 (Google Tech Talks)
• United States imprisons more of its’ own population than any country in the history of the world. (TV Show “QI”)
Cited video titles are listed as follows:
1. End the Failed War on Drugs — Cenk on MSNBC
2. Did You Know — War on Drugs Edition
3. Portugal Legalizes Drugs. Crime Usage Falls.
4. Mexico‘s War on Drugs: War on Drugs Edition
5. United States of Prison
6. CNN: Time to End the War on Drugs?
7. Drug War Failure in Mexico
8. What Happened When Portugal Decriminalized Drugs?
9. The War on Drugs has Failed
10. Stephen Fry on American Prison Facts
11. Jim Gray on The Six Groups Who Benefit From Drug Prohibition

Drug Prohibition Statistic Playlist:

“The prestige of government has undoubtedly been lowered considerably by the prohibition law for nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced. It is an open secret that the dangerous increase in crime in this country is closely connected with this.”
-Albert Einstein

“Prohibition will work great injury to the cause of temperance. It is a species of intemperance within itself, for it goes beyond the bounds of reason in that it attempts to control a man’s appetite by legislation, and makes a crime out of things that are not crimes. A Prohibition law strikes a blow at the very principles upon which our government was founded.”
– Abraham Lincoln
Did you notice the statistics fro drug use or homicide? That right there proves that you would be on board with killing jews in nazi Germany. You’ll turn a blind eye to this; you’ll turn a blind eye to anything.

Tijuana answers:

Heck no! I’d rather the prisons get filled with violent offenders that pose an actual threat ot the people!

The war on drugs is a failure, incarcerating drug offenders gobbles up resources that could be better used by imprisoning criminals that cause damage to people!

If we are ever to “win” this “war on drugs” it will not be by imprisoning every fool that ever smoked a joint. The “win” for society will come through programs that help people that are addicted to narcotics get clean. Better mental health care, a “single payer” taxpayer supported health care system, and concentrating on the delivery system, not the user, will do far more to “clean up the streets” than long prison sentences for people caught with small stashes of drugs.

I do not use drugs, and wouldn’t even if they were legal (well, maybe a joint on occasion). But when is the last time you heard of a brawl between stoners? Now … When is the last time you heard of a bar room brawl? We need to start working smarter, not harder!

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