Illegal drugs are now purer and cheaper to buy globally than they have been at any time in the last 20 years, a new report has warned.
We war on drugs was a terrible propaganda act, hugely expensive and so damaging to individuals, families, communities and countries. Yes it has failed and left a terrible legacy.
Using a drug, like having a coffee, a cigarette or a glass of wine – is not a criminal justice matter, but nor should it be framed as a medical or public health issue. It is primarily a social issue which could result in health issues but will not in the majority of cases.
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