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Philosophy 221: Contemporary Moral IssuesHarm Principle, Paternalism, & Drug Prohibition
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The Harm Principle & Drug Prohibition2.Is the criminal prohibition of certain drugs a permissible way to bring about a world without the use of those drugs?The Harm Principle permits criminalizing drug use only if using drugs is either (i) an other-regarding action or (ii) one of the self-regarding actions that are exempt from the Harm Principle.