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Perverse U.S. Drug Policies Promote Drug Addiction and Deaths

Allen Frances | Posted 12.05.2014 | Politics
Allen Frances

The last 40 years prove conclusively that interdiction can't possibly win the war against the cartels. Illegal drugs are more available, stronger, and cheaper than ever. We have encouraged lawlessness and civil strife in every drug-producing nation.

Police Chief Says UK Should Decriminalize Drugs

Evening Standard, London | | Posted 11.29.2013 | World

Durham chief constable Mike Barton says the war on drugs has failed and decriminalising them is the best way to cut off the income stream of criminal ...

The Economic Case For Legalizing Drugs

Quartz | Allison Schrager | Posted 06.07.2013 | Business

This story originally appeared on Quartz. Two states in the US—Washington and Colorado—legalized recreational marijuana use this year. Mor...

A View of the Drug War: Stop Blaming Police and Start Emphasizing Personal Responsibility

John Bruhns | Posted 05.15.2013 | Crime
John Bruhns

Law enforcement is not blame for the actions of law-breaking addicts who are not receptive to drug treatment. You can only fault law enforcement for their inaction in protecting the public from this element.

Women Should Not Examine Their Breasts For Lumps

Stanton Peele | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stanton Peele

All of this reverses years of well-intended advice and public health information, proving once again that health information and advice is a matter of competing social and political forces.