Monday, September 21, 2009

The War on Drugs

"Beyond the demographic change, there is a perception that after 40 years of blood, sweat and tears, the war on drugs - formally declared by President Richard Nixon in 1969, a month before the Woodstock festival - has failed to reduce the availability of illegal drugs, has enriched and empowered organized crime gangs, and has subjected millions of people to arrest who pose little threat to anyone but themselves."

-Fortune Magazine, Rodger Parloff

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