Ending the War on Drugs: A Solution for America

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Bridgeworks, Jul 18, 2000 - Political Science - 208 pages
A conservative Republican examines how and why America is losing the war against illegal drugs—and presents a case for carefully controlled legalization.
 

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A slim but helpful volume examining the inadequacy of current US drug policies and how these policies might be changed. In the view of the author, an entrepreneur, onetime Reagan campaign chairman ... Read full review

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Eldredge, a former Reagan campaigner and entrepreneur, believes that America's War on Drugs is an utter failure, and he pleads for legalization. Arguing that nothing seems to have been learned from ... Read full review

Contents

Drug Users and Drugs Myths Versus Facts
1
Other Illegal Drugs
30
Money Is Indeed the Root of This Evil
38
Societal Harm from Drug Money
53
Civil Liberties The War Within the War on Drugs
63
Can We Be Both Free and DrugFree?
83
The Inundation of Our Police Courts and Prisons
98
Race Relations and Drugs A Grim Prospect
118
AIDS and Drugs
126
The Futility of Interdiction
137
The World Is a Pusher
149
Reducing Societal Damage with a Different Drug Strategy
160
Notes
181
Index
201
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