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The stuff the drug czar isn’t mentioning…

Count the Costs has a new briefing out today: The War on Drugs: Creating crime, enriching criminals

This briefing summarises the crime-related costs stemming from the war on drugs, which include:

• Organised crime arising from the illicit drug trade, and its knock-on effects in terms of money laundering, corruption and violence

• Street-level crime […]

Oh, look! Another drug-free goal

Malaysia

The government needs more voluntary workers to complement its effort to fight drug abuse, said Sibu Municipal Council chairman Datuk Tiong Thai King.

Tiong said this would enable the nation to achieve its target of a drug-free society by year 2015 as envisioned by former prime minister, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

Good luck with […]

The real story of the Monitoring the Future results

Maia Szalavitz in Time:

The latest update to the annual Monitoring the Future survey of drug use in American youth bears mainly good news, at least if your interest is in reducing drug-related harm: both teen drinking and cigarette smoking are at historic lows; in fact, past-month marijuana use is now more commonly reported by […]