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Looking at it from the perspective of a profit motive includes complications that are superfluous. It's like adding a turnstile and a vending machine to get into your own house, to quantify and incentivize yourself to pay your bills on time. Gee, wouldn't that crystalize how profitable your job is, and shed light on the operational expenditures the rent and utilities incur?
It's the wrong kind of strategy to apply, because these concepts don't align with preventing activity. Putting a stop to something is almost always a cost and not a profit. It represents expending energy, to counter nature's pah of least resistance, through effort. Consider jumping off a cliff. Nature wants you to slam into the ground and expend all potential energy as fast as possible, but you'd have to counter that dump of potential energy with an apparatus like a bungee cord, or not jump at all. The bungee cord is costly, not jumping is free, but maybe selling tickets to jump makes the ticket master lots of money, and keeps the bridge clear and the fish well fed in the river below.
Anyway, analogies aside, there's a few economic angles besides profit motive, as far as I can tell:
rendering the supply unavailable, by cutting production, and imprisoning users (no supply? no demand)
cure the disease by killing the patient (if the patient is dead, they're no longer sick, and you can't erase memories which is why one taste is too much, but the dead remember nothing)
treatment. (this is the soft prison, rehab is the white collar crime option but for drugs)
just fucking whatever (letting the fire burn itself out seems to be the real plan behind what's going down, it's almost what legalization would look like, a conflagration of junkies burning themselves to the ground, in front of the whole world, until there are fewer junkies on junkie reservations, than there are indians on indian reservations)