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James Gierach

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Does Your U.S. Senator Want to End the War on Drugs?

(8) Comments | Posted November 20, 2014 | 1:01 PM

America's war on drugs is the world's war on drugs. And the world's war on drugs is codified and dictated by three international drug conventions: the 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, the 1971 Convention on Psychotropic Drugs, and the 1988 UN Convention Against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and...

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U.N. Misses Opportunity to Address Failed Drug War

(13) Comments | Posted March 19, 2012 | 6:23 PM

As a former prosecutor and member of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP), I've been heartened by the recent and sudden global awakening to the failure of the war on drugs.

Several sitting Latin American presidents, members of the U.S. Congress and even televangelist Pat Robertson...

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