Friday, May 25, 2007

Substance Abuse, and What We Punish

In the interest of balance, here is an article on the damage that using marijuana while pregnant can do to a fetus. Good thing we put those folks in prison . . . oh, wait, here's one on what using alcohol can do. . . . oh, wait, here's one on what using tobacco can do (h/t Think Outside the Cage). . . and, IMHO, the latter two sound worse. And here's evidence of what happens to those fetuses when they become binge drinking college students. Good thing our policymaking is rational.

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