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The US War on Drugs: An unwinnable war – The Lancet

See on Scoop.itDrugs, Society, Human Rights & Justice

Over 45 million people have been arrested, and there are now more people in US prisons for non-violent drug offences than were imprisoned for all crimes in 1970. The USA incarcerates more of its citizens than any other country in the world, with a current prison population of some 2·3 million, and more than half of those in federal prison are there because of drug offences.

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