Mar 12, 2012

Drug Policy Debate: Is it time to decriminalise drugs?

Al Jazeera English has put together an expansive summary of the drug war that includes videos, maps, speeches, and commentary about the efficacy of the current militarization model and possible alternatives.  

Al Jazeera English: "As drug cartels expand their operations in Central America, the region is seeing the world’s highest homicide rates. Some Latin American leaders now say they are ready to discuss the decriminalisation of narcotics. We look at how the drug war between the military and the narco-traffickers impacts the people of Latin America.

In this episode of The Stream, we talk to journalist Phil Rees; Rodolfo Pastor, a former Honduran diplomat; and Eduardo Vergara, a drug policy expert." read and see more

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