On one side the government is telling it’s citizens that’s drugs are evil and on the other hand this very same government is importing the very products that they claim to be protecting people from. Whatever is happening here is for you to decide.
There are also many vested interests of United States corporations that lobby to keep current policies. The tobacco, alcohol and pharmaceutical industries emphasize the difference between illegal and legal drugs, in an effort to lock down the market for drug use. Alcohol, tobacco and some pharmaceuticals are equally harmful and addictive, yet they distinguish themselves as different. There is a group called a Partnership for a Drug Free America that advocates against the use of illegal drugs. Seems harmless enough, until you look at the main funders. The predominant funders are, ironically, from the tobacco, alcohol and pharmaceutical companies. This demonstrates that these industries have a market lockdown on legal psychoactive substances and are threatened by the possibility of legalization, which would dramatically cut into their profits. These industries have an enormous amount of money from which to lobby against all legislation that would advocate for any kind of policy change in regards to the drug laws. Money is incredibly influential, and there is a lot