High-profit drugs should be eliminated
There is not much praise can be given to the communist regimes in Russia and Eastern Europe.
However, drug addicts visited physicians and received treatment as well as a prescription for their next month drug supply. Pharmacies treated the prescription as any others by a doctor.
The interesting part of this procedure was the price, which was as if it was any other medication – not expensive! The high profit was eliminated in this procedure.
Maybe it is time that our politicians should change their thinking about drug addiction. Alcohol prohibition did not work, why would “drug prohibition” work?
The high profit aspect of drugs should be eliminated. If nothing else, it would take the need to commit a crime in order to get the funds needed for the drug.
Just an idea. As a person who is addicted to coffee drinking, I feel for those who are addicted to drugs. It may just work. Judith L. Bezeredi, Charlottetown