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Old 08-24-2019, 04:37 AM
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Originally Posted by AI Proofreader View Post
Outlawing or heavily restricting drugs such as morphine, amphetamines, and opioids doesn't lead to decreased usage.
Yes, it does.

What it does not do is eliminate usage.

You get less overall usage (some people are deterred by the illegality, others by difficulty of obtaining the drug and/or expense prior to becoming addicted) but the usage that remains is more damaging.