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The Drug Debate

June 2024
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As a young antiprohibitionist, I was delighted to read Ethan Nadelmann’s intelligent essay. Too often this argument is ignored by the mainstream media, while America perpetuates the glorified fascism of the “drug war.” Those who have studied the legalization issue know the hypocrisy of the history of drugs in America. We antiprohibitionists are against drug abuse, and yes , we do have “family values” and patriotism. That is precisely why we want change. We want freedom, justice, real solutions, and honest drug education.

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