May 30, 2011

Legalization: A 'war' we should fight no longer

Mary Ann Sieghart: A 'war' we should fight no longer - Mary Ann Sieghart, Commentators - The Independent: "Before he was President, Obama called the war on drugs an 'utter failure' and said we should think about decriminalising cannabis. Before he was Prime Minister, Cameron said Britain's drug policy was an 'abject failure' and called for a debate on legalisation of all drugs. Now that they're in power, though, both men have had an utter and abject failure of nerve. ...

They are not just craven but wrong. For, inexorably, the momentum is building for a more rational way of dealing with drugs."

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