2016: The UN's year to take on drugs

Injecting realism into the global discussion of drug-policy objectives is crucial for designing and implementing more effective policies
26 April 2015
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Global disagreement over drug policies provides an important opportunity to reconsider the effectiveness of existing counternarcotics policies, address their problematic side effects, and propose evidence-based alternative strategies. Because of the differences in attitudes on drug policy around the world, a substantial revision of existing counternarcotics treaties is unlikely at UNGASS 2016. (See also: Improving global drug policy: Comparative perspectives and UNGASS 2016)

Monday, April 27, 2015
The National Interest (US)