Addicted to foolish legislation on drugs

21 10 2008

The Independent published this very interesting article about the british politicians stand on drugs and why they are wrong:

The “war on drugs” finally flickered into the election campaign last weekend. You might expect it to be one of the biggest issues, since – along with the United States – our government is the most hawkish drug warrior in the world. Using the institutions of the United Nations as their proxy, they are trying violently to suppress a $500bn-a-year industry that makes up 8 per cent of all global trade. Whole countries – from Afghanistan to Colombia – are being destabilised as they try to “eradicate” drug supply.

Read the full article @ independent.co.uk


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