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Elliott Morss | May 25th, 2016

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Drugs and Other Dangerous Addictions: Who Should Pay for Treatment?

April 4th, 2016 |

The article examines US government policies to curb the most dangerous addictions: smoking, drinking, drugs, and overeating. Bans never work. It concludes by recommending that for all addicts should pay an increasing share of the health costs they incur.Read More

The Economic Absurdity of US Laws Limiting Individual Choice

December 1st, 2014 |

US government restrictions on human choice need to be rethought. Our jails are full of drug users while there are not even background checks for gun purchases. I explore these and other inconsistencies in government regulations in my latest article.Read More

Why “Entertainment” Drugs Should Be Legalized

May 6th, 2014 |

The US is spending more than $100 billion annually on programs to eliminate “entertainment” drug use. The program is not working. I urge you to take the time to read through this article on why the US should legalize these drugs.Read More

US Guns: What Should Be Done?

May 16th, 2013 | 1

Efforts to control cigarette, alcohol, auto and overeating deaths are reviewed to determine what should be done to control gun deaths.Read More

US Drug Policies Need an Overhaul: Lessons from Prohibition

December 5th, 2012 |

We hear that illicit drugs are bad. So we support efforts to limit their production and use. What we don’t hear is that these efforts are not working and they impose severe social and economic costs both in the US and abroad. This article sets forth these costs and concludes illicit drugs should be legalized. Read More