Episode 3: Historical Elements of the War on Drugs

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C.Jay is pleased to talk with Chris Calton about the drug war. 

Chris is a Mises University alumnus and an economic historian. He is writer and host of the Historical Controversies podcast. You can find his YouTube channel here.

In this episode, we discuss the historical aspects of the war on drugs. We cover some of the motivations for increased government involvement, specific moments of importance in US drug war history, and why it is important to understand the development of the Federal Government’s relationships with drugs.

The link to Chris Calton’s Historical Controversies podcast at the Mises Institute is here. The drug war series was done first, so it is on the last page.