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Legalised Heroin Would Kill Off The Taliban And Make The Drug Clean

by | 22nd, November 2010

HEROIN shortage in UK is “putting lives at risk” laments that trashy newspaper known as  The Guardian , noting that the Afghan poppy harvest has been blighted by fungus and that dealers are adulterating supply to maintain profits, writes Richard North.

The supply shortage was always going to cause problems in the UK, although one wonders what happened to the surplus stash the Taliban is supposed to have been salting away for a rainy day.

But the bizarre thing is that it is not uncommon to read glowing accounts of coalition troops seizing and destroying heroin in Afghanistan and now we have  The Guardian weeping in its cups about a shortage of heroin which is now killing people.

Then, the same paper has  Peter Preston telling us that It’s braver to quit Afghanistan now ,” arguing that if the date for withdrawal from Afghanistan is fixed at the end of 2014 then our soldiers may be dying for nothing.

But clearly, they are not dying for nothing. Taking all that heroin off the market, they are contributing to a dynamic that ensures that lots of addicts in the UK are suffering dangerous adverse reactions, with many of them dying.

Some might argue that

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