AOC President, Helen Simpson, has blogged on the foolishness drug prohibition.
Although I’m not too concerned with ‘celebrating cannabis culture’, I’m a strong believer in individual freedom- that is, the freedom of individuals to do as they please as long as no one else is harmed in the process. That also means taking personal responsibility for your own actions should you come to harm as a result of your own (irresponsible) actions.
If you want to drink copious amounts of alcohol until your liver needs replacing, or smoke until your rotted lungs require extensive cancer treatment, you are free to do so, even now. But in a truly free society you should also be prepared to pay for your own health insurance; otherwise you’re placing the financial responsibility on others, a.k.a. taxpayers, to fund your stupidity.
Check out the full post here.