Those that support harm minimization in drug policy do not look at the Swiss disaster of defacto legalization which has led to –
More people have tried cannabis.
More use cannabis regularly (6.5% of teenagers).
Cannabis does endanger health including; supressing the immune system, increasing cancer, DNA changes, cromosome changes, neuro-toxic affects on the brain, addiction and antimotivational changes.
More toxins in modern cannabis.
Encouraging the taking up of ‘hard’ drugs, in particular heroin and cocaine.
Drug pushers in and around cannabis cafes.
(Source: “The Seven Lies of Swiss Drug Lobby”, Chenaux, Patrons January 2002)