Nov 21, 2011

Drug Legalization: A Path to Victory in the Drug War

Mary Anastasia O'Grady, Wall Street Journal columnist, interviews Fernando Henrique Cardoso, former president of Brazil, on marijuana legalization. "Former Brazilian President Fernando Henrique Cardoso ... in an interview ... last week he told me that his embrace of global marijuana decriminalization is aimed at reducing all drug use, bringing down violence, and diminishing what he sees as a serious and growing threat to democracy in Latin America.

... "what is at stake now is much more than just the criminality. [It is] the institutions, the democracy, being jeopardized by cartels and even by repression [in] the way human rights are being violated."" read more

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