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The Real Cause of America's Opioid Epidemic

HealthLegal SystemU.S. History

Blog08/20/2017
The real cause of this epidemic is various government policies and the real solution is the dismantling of those same policies, in perpetuum.

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Here's an Easy Way to Add Some Market Competition Back into Healthcare

HealthTaxes and Spending

Blog07/02/2017
The current healthcare system destroys price sensitivity for both consumers and producers. We need reforms that will force prices down.

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The States Are Revolting Against the War on Drugs

HealthLegal System

Blog05/15/2017
The Vermont state legislature has voted to legalize recreational marijuana use. This is a first, since other states have relied on statewide votes.

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A Heartless "Solution" to the Heroin Epidemic

HealthLegal SystemPolitical Theory

Blog01/30/2017
By over-prescribing opiate painkillers, doctors drive many to heroin. Some conservatives want to "solve" the problem by imprisoning more addicts.

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Flint MI. Whistle Blower Says Public Science Broken

EducationThe EnvironmentHealthPrivate Property

Blog02/04/2016

The Virginia Tech Professor who blew the whistle on lead in the water in Flint, MI thinks "public science" has been broken. Not knowing its been a broken system all along.

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My Irish Eyes Are Smiling

HealthThe Police StateInterventionism

Blog11/04/2015

Across the board drug decriminalization is coming and Ireland is next in line.

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A Port in the War on Drugs Storm

Big GovernmentHealthThe Police StateInterventionism

Blog08/20/2015

The port city Gloucester Massachusetts Chief of Police announced that he was no longer going to arrest hard drug addicts and that indeed his police force would now work to help drug addicts get help

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The Economics of Marijuana

Free MarketsHealthThe Police StateInterventionism

12/30/2016Courses
In this three-lecture course, Mark Thornton explains how prohibition changed not only the market for marijuana, but the characteristics of the drug itself.

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How We Won the Drug War

HealthInterventionism

07/27/2016Audio/Video
Recorded at Mises University 2016.

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Drugs, Prohibition, and the Suburban Overdose Crisis

Big GovernmentHealthLegal System

04/26/2016Audio/Video
Dr. Mark Thornton is interviewed on the suburban heroin epidemic in America.

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