The decades-long war on drugs was a big mistake. We sent hundreds of thousands of men and women to jail and prison for drug crimes when we could have been helping more of them end their addictions. Cracking down on the supply and use of drugs, from marijuana to heroin, had little effect on the demand for them.
Rodricks: Will there be a ‘peace dividend’ from the end of Baltimore’s war on drugs?
October 18, 2021