Sorry Peter, but i gotta disagree. Ever known an addict or been one? Some things can never be offered "safely." Making a substance illegal reduces the number of people that will become addicted to a substance. I'm married to a meth addict. If they can get rid of pseudephedrine, they should.

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No, nor should it. People will get what they want regardless of anything so prohibiting the product will merely drive people to violate the prohibition. Instead the product should be regulated and taxed.<br />
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Regulating and taxing would make the product openly available to those who want it, enable competition which would drive the product to be purchasable at a price lower than it would have if the product were prohibited, enable the establishment of standards of quality and "safety" for the product, and generate revenue to the regulating body.

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