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  1. Beyond the War on Drugs
    Overcoming a Failed Public Policy

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1990
    Beyond the War on Drugs argues persuasively for a fundamental reassessment of drug control policy. The thrust of the book is simply that the 'war on drugs' cannot be won by trying to dry up the source, since there will always be demand to create supply.
  2. Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  3. Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  4. Michael C. Chettleburgh
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  5. Convicts, Collateral Damage, and the "War on Drugs"
    The Real Crime is the War Itself

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2012
    Two recent court cases in southern California provide insight into the identity of those smuggle drugs across the international boundary between the two countries. But more importantly what they do is highlight how the ludicrous “war on drugs” produces casualties of many sorts.
  6. Drug War Winners and Losers
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    A review of Dawn Paley's book "Drug War Capitalism."
  7. The Drugs Myth
    Why the Drug Wars Must Stop

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1992
    Coleman presents medical evidence that the most dangerous and life-threatening drugs are legal, while the banned drugs are comparatively harmless.
  8. Grass
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    Published: 1999
    Grass, narrated by actor and pot advocate Woody Harrelson, is entertaining activism, showing the serious history of marijuana in the United States, starting from the turn of the century, when anti-marijuana laws were passed to control the Mexicans in Texas. The focus is on the legacy of the first Federal Bureau of Narcotics chief Harry J. Anslinger, who created the war on drugs to build a personal power base.
  9. The Movement for Peace Marches On Against the Drug War
    The Goal Is Clear: Peace With Justice and Dignity

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2012
    The one-year anniversary of the Movement for Peace with Justice and Dignity, a grassroots groundswell against the drug war, played out March 28 in a small plaza in the Mexican city of Cuernavaca, just south of Mexico City — absent the cameras and pens of the mainstream media.
  10. Perspectives on Canadian Drug Policy Volume 1
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2003
    A symposium of articles on issues of drug addiction and treatment in Canada. Articles include "Substance Abuse and Crime," "Canada's Drug Laws: Prohibition Is Not the Answer," and "Drug Policy in Canada: War if Neccessary But Not Neccessarily War."
  11. Public Housing Redesign
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1994
    The solution to the specific problems of illegal drug dealing and prostitution is decriminalization.
  12. Radical Digressions 2
    Resource Type: Website
    Published: 2000
  13. Uruguay's legalization of marijuana leads the world
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    Next year Uruguay will create a state marijuana monopoly. Supplying high quality product in limited per person quantities, and at controlled prices that undercut the black market, the initiative will safeguard public health, cut off funds from criminals, and finance social programs. So why don't we all do it?

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