No doubt the virulent anti drug and socially conservative types think he should be charged, along with the lass who called
Interrupting the broadcast here. Australian media should not print the US emergency number in our papers and it should be bleeped out in movies etc, ditto for the UK
It doesn't take a smart person to see what would happen if the US lass had another guest who went on a five day drug bender as our Ben was supposed to have done. She ain't gonna call and what will happen? I don't know that the US law is on this score and it may vary state to state, but in Australia the practice is the police do not need to be involved if someone gets into trouble with drug use unless a situation gets nasty.
It should be thus. Our Ben may not be alive to amuse us with his shenanigans if it was otherwise.