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ChristianKleineidam comments on High Time For Drug Policy Reform. Part 3/4: Policy Suggestions, Tractability and Neglectedess - Effective Altruism Forum

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Comment author: ChristianKleineidam 23 August 2017 07:10:45AM *  0 points [-]

We could talk to campaigners, both those campaigning directly for drug reform in particular, as well as for other issues (outsiders might engage less in wishful thinking) and ask them how much money they think they would need to be 10%, 50% and 100% confident they could organise enough people to change policy.

I'm not sure that's are particularly meaningful question. Drug-policy changes regularly.

Germany ended up with 1P-LSD being legal which is an LSD analoge that's believed to have the same effects as LSD without anybody passing a law. It's legality also rests on it being a substance that doesn't have medical applications.

Comment author: MichaelPlant 23 August 2017 03:55:50PM 0 points [-]

Well, in which case we could ask more specific questions about different types of drugs and policies.