When discussing the root cause of the deadly shooting the drug trade is always mentioned.
When discussing the methods for stopping the shooting, legalisation of the drug trade is never mentioned.
Alcohol and tobacco are drugs accepted to be sold, with some restrictions. Why could not the drugs be treated in the same way? The advantages are that the drugs will be supplied by a legal and controlled industry, the drug industry. Taxation will give a substantial contribution to the care of drug addicts. Also for influencing the habits of people. It is possible to reduce consumption of alcohol and tobacco, why not then of drugs and doping?
The public opinion and the lawmakers are astonishly indifferent to these well-known and efficient methods. Why?