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June 26, 2009

A Misguided 'War on Drugs'

"Anything goes in the “war on drugs,” or so it seems. Governments around the world have used it as an excuse for unchecked human rights abuse and irrational policies based on knee-jerk reactions rather than scientific evidence. This has caused tremendous human suffering. It also undermines drug control efforts."

Read more in New York Times, June 25, 2009.