The Argument on Drug Policy: Which Side Are You On?

the debate on drug policyFor more than four decades now, governments all over the world have waged war on illicit drugs. And yet, after forty years of a war that has taken more than its share of time, resources, and human lives, what do we have to show for it? A drug problem that seems even worse than when the global war on drugs started all those years ago. In addition, the United States, which spearheaded this war over the years, has already legalised medical marijuana use as well as recreational use in a number of states.

Many experts are starting to declare the war on drugs to be a failure, but there are other individuals and groups that advocate the continuation of the war on drugs. If you had an actual say about your government’s drug policy, what would you propose? Which side are you on on the matter of drug policy?


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