Jimmy Carter: Call Off The Global War On Drugs

06/18/2011 01:50 pm ET | Updated Aug 18, 2011
  • Jimmy Carter New York Times

IN an extraordinary new initiative announced earlier this month, the Global Commission on Drug Policy has made some courageous and profoundly important recommendations in a report on how to bring more effective control over the illicit drug trade. The commission includes the former presidents or prime ministers of five countries, a former secretary general of the United Nations, human rights leaders, and business and government leaders, including Richard Branson, George P. Shultz and Paul A. Volcker.

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