Time to end the failed War on Drugs?
Original post made by Sharon, Midtown, on Mar 9, 2009
The debate comes to a head on Wednesday when ministers from across the world convene in Vienna to forge a new UN approach to drugs.
Almost 6,000 people died in drug-related violence in Mexico last year alone, an unprecedented level of mayhem that is showing signs of spilling northwards into the United States. More than 1,000 have been killed already this year in Mexico."Web Link
Many colleges have recommended that students NOT go to Mexico for Spring Break given the very high levels of murder and violence.
We have had the same policy to drugs since Nixon and it clearly is not working it has created narco terrorist states on our border and in Latin America.
Closer to home it has created a violent gangster community in EPA.
How long will it be before another gang picks up the activities of the Taleban gang? a matter of weeks and months at most.