Watch: Samantha Bee Explains Why The New War On Drugs Will Fail

The Trump administration's reboot of the War on Drugs is doomed to fail - just like it did when Presidents Reagan, Bush, Clinton and the second Bush tried to combat drug use by jailing consumers and dealers. America's drug war is a great way to overcrowd prisons and waste billions of tax dollars. When it comes to reducing the number of Americans abusing hard drugs like opioids, legalizing marijuana is arguably much more effective than prohibition.

Here's why, according to comedian Samantha Bee.

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You’ll often see people advocating for marijuana research, and you may wonder why the heck we’re still doing that. Cannabis has been around for thousands of years, and we surely must know all of its effects, right? Well, not quite.