Create a 6 page essay paper that discusses Cocaine Legalization.
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Kleiman’s study shows that (from a crime perspective) there would not be any difference between tightening or loosening the reins currently on illicit drugs, therefore, it makes sense to loosen those reins. His study shows that crime would neither become more prevalent, nor less prevalent.
Jack Westman, MD has this to say, “The only sensible solution, however, is to reduce the demand for street drugs, not legalize them. The sentence for illegal drug use is treatment that may include substituting medications for the illegal drugs” (Westman 2000, pg 10).