Prohibition does not work.Legalising it cuts out the contact with drug dealers.
It's harder for kids to get gatt than to get illegal drugs as drug dealers don't ask for id
In the UK they've gone all Helen Lovejoy about gambling now. While not illegal, they're making people prove they have enough fir a slice of bread before letting them bet online.
So now, illegal WhatsApp bookies, no doubt run by organised crime have sprung up. Instead of just putting more into educating kids about gambling, having more treatment centres for addicts etc, they're giving crime another source of income.
I don't know why we haven't learned from America which is legalising betting at speed.
Prohibition doesn't work, it never has and it never will