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An Exit Strategy from America's Longest War -- 40 Years of Disastrous Drug Prohibition

When will we abandon what is arguably the most disastrous public policy in American history since chattel slavery and the jim crow legacy?

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Now the time has now come for all of us to forge an exit strategy from this nation's longest war. It's time to replace our punitive drug laws, and their race-based enforcement, with policies grounded in science, compassion, health, and human rights. 


Stephen Gutwillig is California Director of the Drug Policy Alliance, the nation’s leading organization promoting alternatives to the failed war on drugs.

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