May 3, 2012

Obama’s Drug Czar Stumps for ‘Third Way’ Policy

ABC News: "To hear President Obama’s drug czar tell it, the leading voices on drug policy are kind of crazy.

“Over the past few years, this public debate on drug policy lurches between two extreme views,” White House Office of National Drug Control Policy Director Gil Kerlikowske said during a speech today at the Center for American Progress.

“On one side we have a very vocal, organized, well-funded advocates who insist that drug legalization is a ‘silver bullet’ for addressing our nation’s drug problem. Then we have the other side. On the other side of the debate are those who insist that a law-enforcement-only, ‘War on Drugs’ approach … is the way to create a drug free society,” Kerlikowske said." read more

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