“It's a regional and national and international issue if you’re talking about stopping the drug trade,” said City Councillor Jan Devereux. Councilor Devereux is correct, no will to curb massive import of drugs to supply the enormous appetite of Americans. Council can pass resolutions to close the southern border and to increase strict oversight of goods entering the USA. But the best and only answer is, "All you need is love."
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[Devereux: other methods of combating the epidemic are beyond municipal control.]
By JOSHUA J. FLORENCE and SAMUEL VASQUEZ,