Thursday 19 January 2017

There's a very easy way to destroy murderous drugs gangs for good

Published 25/05/2016 | 02:30

The curse of drug-dealing fuels the success of many crime gangs (Photo: RTE)
The curse of drug-dealing fuels the success of many crime gangs (Photo: RTE)

The news that another man has been killed in a war fuelled by money made from drug dealing, begs the question how long are we going to tolerate the illegality of drugs. Yes, the word used is tolerate!

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How long are we going to tolerate a situation where drug money is fuelling the murderous activity of drug gangs, while the use of drugs is not decreasing, but increasing.

Prohibition is failing us. The drug bosses are getting richer and the prisons and courts are full to the brim with petty criminals who are nothing but cogs in a vast criminal enterprise.

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