By slashing anti-drug programs we know are not working, we can save hundreds of billions, while also reducing the collateral human costs of these programs at home and abroad.
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It is hard to grasp the image of a $1 trillion drug war, or the 181 tons of cocaine, or hundreds of thousands of guns, to understand the scale of the problem.
Particularly given the devastating implications of this failed war on Brazil's society and democratic institutions, the government's silence is deafening.
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