Do you feel lengthy prison terms discourage drug smuggling more than a death sentence? A recent opinion piece on a Thai drug smuggler suggested it does.

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Do you feel lengthy prison terms discourage drug smuggling more than a death sentence? A recent opinion piece on a Thai drug smuggler suggested it does.

Do you feel lengthy prison terms discourage drug smuggling more than a death sentence? A recent opinion piece on a Thai drug smuggler suggested it does.

  • Start date:Oct 13, 2012
  • End date:Oct 14, 2012
  • Voters: 6,219 times
  • Yes
    40.6%
  • No
    42.5%
  • I don't know
    16.9%

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  • robins

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    Discussion 3 : 13 Oct 2012 at 07.033

    If I was looking at the prospect of spending the rest of my life in a Thai prison, a needle that would end the nightmare might seem inviting. The drug war cannot be won, some recreational drugs need to be legalized in their least harmful form and offered as an alternative to street drugs.

  • Discussion 2 : 13 Oct 2012 at 03.202

    Well, why don't we look at Singapore, Malaysia, or even Vietnam, to see whether their problems with illegal drugs are more or less serious than ours?

  • dao

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    Discussion 1 : 13 Oct 2012 at 00.541

    Why are these prisoners allowed to just sit around in overcrowded cells all day .Thy should be put to work cleaning out drains and doing manual labor .There is a huge amount that could be accomplished by these untapped resource .

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