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Drugs, Prohibition, and the Suburban Overdose Crisis

  • Dr. Mark Thornton

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04/26/2016Mark Thornton

Dr. Mark Thornton and Garrett Petersen from Economics Detective Radio discuss drugs in the United States.

Topics include: how drug prohibition causes homelessness, the rising heroin epidemic in America, the effects of American foreign policy on opiate supply, and the political lies behind drug prohibition.

See Dr. Thornton's recent article on the Heroin Epidemic here, and visit The Economics Detective website here

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Contact Mark Thornton

Mark Thornton is a Senior Fellow at the Mises Institute and the book review editor of the Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics. He has authored seven books and is a frequent guest on national radio shows.

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