Judge Mary Beth Sharp is sorry she has to send two 43 yo drug dealers to the big house for three years.
"They are impeccable blokes who enjoy great family and community support".
Gee judge and I thought they were just a couple of crooks who managed to impress you with talented and probably expensive briefs telling you the story they knew would push your sympathy buttons for maximum advantage.
Our drug laws are providing very lucrative opportunities for wealth creation and if the wowsers are successful in making booze dearer in the mistaken belief that it will restrict binge drinking, it will do the same for such criminal activities.
Read a bit about how prohibition worked for the mafia.
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