Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Guardian: The war on Drugs- A dangerous fiction

Guardian: The war on Drugs- A dangerous fiction

'The war on drugs is a non sequitur - and is equally harmful to both producers and consumers'

Article by Misha Glenny

Drugs are a huge public health problem but, by absenting themselves from the market, states around the world are ensuring that they cannot regulate any aspect of it. Levels of drug-related violence now threaten everybody's security. The Brown government's response is to toggle cannabis between B and C classification - a policy that demonstrates a staggering depth of ignorance with regard to the real world.

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