"It's tragic," he told me in our hourlong interview, 'matter of fact, I think the war on drugs. . . has caused the price of drugs to go up."
Paul said we shouldn't treat addicts as criminals.
"We treat 'em as criminals rather than sick people, we have pushed a lot of people into prostitution. So prostitution is related to the mistakes we've made in the drug war."
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