Decriminalise all drugs and maybe go even further, leading experts say

Christopher Ingraham

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A group of 22 medical experts convened by Johns Hopkins University and The Lancet have called today for the decriminalization of all nonviolent drug use and possession. Citing a growing scientific consensus on the failures of the global war on drugs, the experts further encourage countries and U.S. states to “move gradually toward regulated drug markets and apply the scientific method to their assessment.”

 

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http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/decriminalise-all-drugs-and-maybe-go-even-further-leading-experts-say-a6952431.html

 

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