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The War on Drugs

Suicide by Politics

August 28, 2018 – Jacob Hornberger …… Mexican politicians and candidates tend to die if they attempt to shut down the drug cartels. Solution: Legalize drugs. Continue reading →

Lessons from Portugal about Ending the Drug War

January 23, 2018 – Dan Mitchell …… In 2001, . . . Portugal became the first country to decriminalise the possession and consumption of all illicit substances. … The opioid crisis soon stabilised, and the ensuing years saw dramatic drops in problematic drug use, HIV and hepatitis infection rates, overdose deaths, drug-related crime and incarceration rates. Continue reading →