J.J. Rich is a policy analyst at Reason Foundation.
His work primarily focuses on drug policy and pension reform.
Richs holds master’s degrees in economics and mathematics from Eastern Michigan University.
Prior to joining Reason, he conducted research for the Cato Institute focused on opioids and the drug war.
Lawsuit scapegoating doctors, pharmacies and pharmaceutical companies is neither accurate nor sensible.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports there were 70,237 total drug overdose deaths and 47,600 opioid overdose deaths in 2017.
The last thing cartels want is less drug enforcement.
If the Trump administration wants to make meaningful change, there are plenty of actions it can take that don’t waste taxpayer resources.
The airport security provided by TSA is far more symbolic than it is functional.