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Just a glimpse into the literal insanity of keeping marijuana illegal:

The Florida report analyzed 168,900 deaths statewide. Cocaine, heroin and all methamphetamines caused 989 deaths, it found, while legal opioids strong painkillers in brand-name drugs like Vicodin and OxyContin caused 2,328. Drugs with benzodiazepine, mainly depressants like Valium and Xanax, led to 743 deaths.

Alcohol was the most commonly occurring drug, appearing in the bodies of 4,179 of the dead and judged the cause of death of 466 fewer than cocaine (843) but more than methamphetamine (25) and marijuana (0).

In the drug war, rationality and the law are at odds.

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