DRCNet Response to the
Drug Enforcement Administration
Speaking Out Against Drug Legalization
Note: This publication was originally called "How to Hold Your Own in a Drug Legalization Debate". The title was changed after we pointed out publicly that the title seemed to assume that they would get their butts kicked and the best they could hope to do was "hold their own". It didn't work, of course -- they still get their butts kicked.
Letter of Introduction
Why This Guide Is Necessary
The DEA Position
Who/When/Where to Use
What Motivates Legalization Proponents?
Questions to Ask
The Ten Claims
Know What You're Getting Into Before Speaking Against Legalization
Invitations: Handle With Care
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