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  •  nope it's gotta be a state monopoly without any (0+ / 0-)

    construction of small firms on the model of state liquor store with dispensaries in hospitals and public health centers

    That could force what economists who study spatial models of economies call the agglomeration model — as when certain kinds of restaurants all cluster together to create an area people go to for certain goods. As Weyl notes, “often ethnic restaurants cluster into neighborhoods so that people can find the best places, creating ethnic neighborhoods. Do we want a ‘pot town’ to grow up in our cities? Perhaps not, but that is the logical consequence of forcing dealers away from a convenience model.”

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    by annieli on Mon Jul 01, 2013 at 10:08:27 PM PDT

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