The bans on drugs are one of the last vestiges of the whole "moral panic" / "we're doing this for your own good" stuff of the past. Unlike McCarthyism, Jim Crow laws, blue laws, etc., it's managed to stick around. It's time for it to take its place in the dustbin of history.Drug war is 100% unwinnable.
Too much demand and money to be made.
Either kill the domestic demand or legalize everything.
We never learned from Prohibition.
It's strange that "the pursuit of happiness" as it pertains to control over one's consciousness can cross into alcohol and other substances, but we have erected arbitrary barriers to others.