Saturday, 26 April 2008

Should Recreational Drug Use be Criminalised? (Part 2)

This Background Briefing continues to look at the arguments of the philosopher Douglas Husak about drug laws in the US, this time focusing on the negative effects of prohibition.

“In Illinois, the state with the highest rate of black male drug offenders behind bars, a black man is 57-times more likely to be sent to prison on drug charges than a white man.”

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