In March 2018, President Trump asked the Justice department to seek more death-penalty cases against drug traffickers. Trump announced the proposal as part of a plan to combat the opioid epidemic which is claiming the lives of more than 100 people a day in the U.S. In 1988 the federal government passed a drug law which imposed the death penalty on drug “kingpins” who commit murder in the course of their business. Analysts estimate that this law has resulted in only a few executions. 32 countries impose the death penalty for drug smuggling. Seven of these countries (China, Indonesia, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Vietnam, Malaysia and Singapore) routinely execute drug offenders. Asia and the Middle East’s tough approach contrasts with many Western countries who have legalized cannabis in recent years (selling cannabis in Saudi Arabia is punished by beheading).
No, I do not believe in the death penalty
I believe in second chances, so do the crime, do the time, if that doesn't deter someone from doing it again, get another fair trial, go to jail and throw away the key. no xbox, no working out, 23 hour a day lock down.
There should be a ranking. If it’s a huge deal of drug trafficking like a lot of substances they’ve trafficked or at least tried to then they should neither get life in prison nor death penalty. They should be able to serve a decent sentence relative to the amount they’ve trafficked and put on house arrest for a few years after it’s done
Depending on the nature of their drug. Marijuana vs opioids vs cocaine vs meth, ... Also depending on the cut or purity if product. More cut is more deaths, and if the cut is B12 vs being like rat poison etc, obviously death was on the traffickers/dealers mind.
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