Saturday, 14 August 2010
Legalise drugs, control with education and medical means....
But now Power has come out with an Op-ed piece carried full-page in the local South China Morning Post, favouring the legalisation of drugs....[more click below]
favouring the legalisation of drugs and their control by educational and medical means. Great stuff. And echoing the calls by the Mexican president to do the same. Truly there's some rational progress!
As the "war on drugs" started by Nixon has been a complete and dismal failure. It shows no signs of ever working. Everywhere that drugs have been legalised or quasi-legalised and controlled by education and medical means, the use of drugs and drug-crime have dropped.
Important in the push to is the campaign by former and current law-enforcement officers: "Law Enforcement Against Prohibition". I get their newletters.
Its chairman Jack Cole recently said:
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