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Jim Bildner and Madeline Drexler

The wrong way to fight the war on drugs

By Jim Bildner and Madeline Drexler
June 27, 2006

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THIRTY-FIVE YEARS ago this month, President Richard Nixon launched the modern-day war on drugs, calling illicit substances ``America's public enemy number one." Today -- after endless confiscations and arrests, stacks of scientific reports, and hundreds of billions of dollars in government funding -- Americans are left with one conclusion: The war on drugs has failed. (Full article: 671 words)

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