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FDA, nafta, should stay or go (fw)
« on: May 04, 2006, 04:35:01 PM »
(If our policies stay the same, our troubles will be double.

Reforming our policies will not make any difference for me as far as my personal choices.
Hopefully though it would make a healthy difference in safety and tax consequences.
Maybe that is counterintuitive to many of you.

With the repeal of prohibition, do you think the US was more dangerous or more safe?
What do you think the tax consequences were?
- TRx)


And there is this from FEE :

  Under U.S. Pressure, Mexico's Fox Changes Mind about
Drug-Legalization Bill
"Mexican President Vicente Fox backed off signing a drug
decriminalization bill that the United States warned could result in
'drug tourism' and increased availability of narcotics in American
border communities. . . . Earlier Wednesday, U.S. Embassy spokeswoman
Judith Bryan said U.S. officials had 'urged Mexican representatives to
review the legislation urgently to avoid the perception that drug use
would be tolerated in Mexico, and to prevent drug tourism.'" (CNN,

Apparently, the U.S. has veto power over other countries' legislation.

FEE Timely Classic
"The Re-legalization of Drugs" by Tibor R. Machan and Mark Thornton

jim@... wrote:
> Just to reignite the debate ...
> Albany DA has advice for Canada: don't emulate U.S. drug laws
> Associated Press Last updated: 9:15 a.m., Wednesday, May 3, 2006
> VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Governments in Canada should steer
> clear from adopting or emulating any drug policies in the United
> States, an outspoken New York state prosecutor said Tuesday.
> "My advice to Canada is stay as completely far away from U.S. drug
> law policy as possible," said David Soares, the Democratic district
> attorney for Albany County.

  Bob --

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