Posts Tagged ‘alcohol’

War on Drugs

Is the war on drugs working? Is the war worth it? What would happen, if, like booze, cigarettes, and lottery tickets, many drugs were government regulated. Would crimes associated with drugs go down, the cost of fighting those crimes go down, prices go down, and government revenue go up? A piece in today’s Globe and […]

testosterone, cars, alcohol

It is a sad story repeated much too often. A young man has too much to drink, gets in a car, drives too fast, crashes, kills himself and several friends. After one very well publicized case, a government actually changed the law, making punishments harsher. Yet, they keep risking their lives. In the same community […]