Marijuana prohibition gives criminals free reign

When writing about money laundering laws, I’ll sometimes highlight gross abuses by government and I’ll periodically make the usual libertarian arguments about privacy. But I mostly focus on how the laws simply don’t make sense from a cost-benefit perspective. Anti-money laundering laws and regulations impose large burdens on the private sector, which creates disproportionate hardship for … Continue reading Marijuana prohibition gives criminals free reign

States Are the Becoming the Biggest Drug Lords of All

The so-called war on drugs – actually a war on certain people associated in various ways with certain drugs – has served since the Nixon administration as a major profit center for governments at every level. Owing to the ostensible efforts to suppress the possession, use, and commerce in these drugs, governments have been able … Continue reading States Are the Becoming the Biggest Drug Lords of All