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Global Commission on Drug Policy

United Nation.

The 19 international member panel called "Global Commission on Drug Policy," released a report June, 2011.  They basically state that the "war on drugs" has failed and decriminialization is called for,  Read here the commissions  full report.

War on Drugs

Wikipedia.

Read about the federal government's "war on drugs." Learn about its history, foreign policy, covert affairs, public opinion and more.

Timeline: America's War on Drugs

NPR.

Read NPR's timeline of the US war on drugs from 1969 under Richard Nixon to January 2006's entry on the discovery of the longest border tunnel in US history.

World Federation Against Drugs

From their website: "The World Federation Against Drugs (WFAD) is a multilateral community of non-governmental organisations and individuals. Founded in 2009, the aim of WFAD is to work for a drug-free world. The members of the WFAD share a common concern that illicit drug use is undercutting traditional values and threatening the existence of stable families, communities, and government institutions throughout the world." Read current news on illegal drug issues, papers from the 2nd WFAD forum, and more.

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