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Correlation?

from Brock Townsend:

Cocaine Production Plummets After DEA Kicked Out Of Bolivia

Via sauced07

After the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) was kicked out of Bolivia, the country was able to drastically reduce the amount of coca (cocaine) produced within its borders. According to data released by the United Nations, cocaine production in the country declined by 11% in the past year, marking the fourth year in a row of steady decrease.

It was just seven years ago that the DEA left Bolivia — and only three years after that, progress was finally made. The strategy employed by the Bolivian government may be a surprise to many prohibitionists because it did not involve any strong-arm police state tactics. Instead, they worked to find alternative crops for farmers to grow that would actually make them more money.

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GEE, I wonder if there was/is some kind of correlation?  A symbiosis, if you will…?
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I'm a child of the 50's. libertarian, now medically-retired. I've been a certified firearms trainer, a private investigator, and worked for a major credit card company for almost 22 years. I am a proud NRA Life Member. I am a limited-government, free-market capitalist, who believes in the U.S. Constitution and the Rule of Law.

Discussion

4 thoughts on “Correlation?

  1. Of course, dea, a joke

    Posted by DREW5000G | August 30, 2015, 10:01 am
  2. The DEA will probably dismiss it as due to “bad weather”. Did the DEA reduce their budget due to not having to work in that country anymore? 😉

    What crop could they possibly grow that has more profit? Opium poppies?

    Posted by KM | August 31, 2015, 1:19 am

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