Tagged: war on drugs
Prohibition breeds heroin substitutes that are often more dangerous and more difficult to stop, Tree tells CCTV.
Western civilization's arbitrary categorization of drugs into UN treaties flies in the face of thousands of years of traditional medicine, Sanho Tree tells Free Culture Radio.
IPS drug policy expert Sanho Tree says strategies to address underlying drivers, including inequality and systemic lack of opportunities in Central America, is key to developing alternatives to the war on drugs.
U.S. drug policy has been an "excerise in futility"
The war on drugs "turns relatively cheap products into something worth more then their weight in gold," says Sanho Tree on CCTV America.
CCTV interviews Sanho Tree, drug policy expert, on Uruguay's "historic and counterintuitive" decision to be the first country in the world to legalize the production and sale of marijuana.
Forget the border--what drives migration?
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International standards for drug control are increasingly unscientific and deleterious.
Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina opens a regional debate on the legalization of drugs.