Maybe it's just that those guys in the E.U. and in Australia have better sources than my 'acquaintances' here in N.C.
The global war on heroin, cocaine and cannabis is failing to stem supply, as prices of these drugs have tumbled while seizures of them have risen, according to a study published this week.
Researchers analysed data from seven government-funded programmes that tracked the illegal drug market over more than a decade.
Three of the programmes monitored international drugs trafficking; three focused on the United States; and one tracked the drugs business in Australia.
The prices of heroin, cocaine and cannabis tumbled by 81 percent, 80 percent and 86 percent respectively between 1990 and 2007 in the United States when adjusted for inflation, the researchers found.
Over the same period, the average purity of these drugs rose by 60 percent, 11 percent and 161 percent respectively.
In 18 European countries, the street price of cocaine and heroin fell by 51 and 74 percent between 2000 and 2009.
Neither the purity of drugs seized in Europe nor the price of cannabis on the continent was given in the study.
The entire idea that law enforcement types can keep people from 'changing' their mental state or WANTING to, by passing laws is THE stupidest idea being enforced inside the worldwide, modern legal system. There is something inside the human brain that seeks to change it's angle of view, and that's PSY 101 stuff, and every Freshman reads that shit too.
Too bad the guys who make laws aren't as smart as they think they are, or even as smart as an incoming college sophomore.