Friedman: "Prohibition is an attempted cure that makes matters
worse-for both the addict and the rest of us." 
ISSUE: Worse by which standards: Libertarian, Utilitarian, Classical
(I) Prohibition has failed.
In spite of drug prohibition on marijuana, heroin, and cocaine
(1) Average potency has increased.
(2) Prices have held constant.
(3) Drug revenues to organized crime in 1986:
Marijuana = $7 billion
Heroin = $7 billion
Cocaine = $13 billion
(II) The Cost of Prohibition
(1) Analogy to tobacco and alcohol
Potential source of tax income rather than tax expenditure.
(2) Drug-Related Crime
The four connections between drugs and crime
(3) Official Corruption
(4) Harm to Drug Users
(III) Main Issue That Nadelmann Fails To Adequately Address: Those
Who Would Become Drug Abusers But For the Existence and Enforcement
of the Drug Laws
(1) Strict Regulation over Production and Sale of Drugs (with Prohibitions on Sale to Children);
(2) Drug Treatment Programs to all who need them; and
(3) Drug Education for Children
Bennett: What are the costs of legalization?
What does Bennett mean by the "moral cost" of legalization?
A. The Example of Heroin
(1) Effects of Prohibition: No increase in the number of heroin
addicts over 15 years.
(2) Expected Effects of Legalization: Exponential growth in the number of users.
Several million addicts, rather than several hundred thousand.
B. What are the Lives of Would-Be Addicts Worth?
Costs: $11 billion on enforcement and $2 billion on treatment
C. The "moral costs": Dependency on certain mind-altering
drugs is a moral issue: the loss of one's soul 
D. Buying Time Until Science Finds a Cure
THE EXPERIENCE MACHINE EXPERIMENT: A Test Case for Paternalistic
Justifications for Government Interference