Pubdate: Sun, 24 Jul 2005
Source: Sacramento Bee (CA)
Copyright: 2005 The Sacramento Bee
Note: Does not publish letters from outside its circulation area.
Author: Dan Brosier Jr.
Bookmark: (Cocaine)
Bookmark: (Heroin)


In the July 19 editorial "Killers on Probation," The Bee said, "Despite a 
massive, U.S.-funded program of spraying coca and poppy fields with 
pesticides, production and transport of narcotics continues at previous 

It's no wonder the United States is finding it difficult to stop the 
narcotics traffic in Colombia, what with our contributing so mightily to 
controlling their pest problem. Perhaps if we used herbicides on the crops 
we might find that the traffic is reduced.

- - Dan Brosier Jr., Auburn
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