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World Leaders’ Proposal for Winning the War on Drugs: Legalize It!

World Leaders’ Proposal for Winning the War on Drugs: Legalize It!

09.08.14

Cannabis, psychedelics, and other substances should be made legal, Richard Branson, Kofi Annan, and others on the Global Commission on Drug Policy recommend in a radical new report.
In a groundbreaking report released Monday evening, world leaders on the Global Commission on Drug Policy propose a radical solution to the war on drugs: Legalize them. Not just cannabis, but psychedelics and other substances, too.

The suggestion is just one of several recommendations in the 25-page report, which aims to redefine how the world sees drugs. With commissioners ranging from Virgin founder Richard Branson to former U.N. secretary-general Kofi Annan and former Brazilian president Fernando Henrique Cardoso, the report’s conclusions aren’t so much a surrender to the war on drugs but a battle cry for a new one. “The facts speak for themselves. It is time to change course,” Annan says of the drug war.

Here are four ways world leaders propose we do so:

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/09/08/world-leaders-drugs-panel-legalize-it.html






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