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Thursday, June 18, 2009

Drugs Won the War

Nicholas Kristof calls for a commission to study current drug policy (Drugs Won the War, New York Times Week in Review, June 14, 2009: 10). There is no need. In 1972 a Canadian Royal Commission on the non-medical use of drugs (Le Dain Commission) made its report (

The Canadian Government ignored its findings. The US should ask the Canadian Embassy for a copy and fully implement its findings.

Sent to New York Times

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