War on Drugs proven to be a failure again

Posted: April 2, 2018 by gamegetterII in Uncategorized

EDS and Chronic Pain News & Info

Rising drug overdose deaths a testament to the failure of the War on Drugs – Orange County Register

For half a century, the United States has waged a failed War on Drugs. More than $1 trillion have been spent, millions of people have been arrested and imprisoned, and yet, we are not only not a drug-free society, but for the past decade or so America has found itself in the grips of a so-called opioid crisis.

A growing body of evidence makes clear that government efforts to stop the opioid crisis by cracking down on prescription opioids have not only failed to stop the continued rise in overdose deaths, but have actually made the problem worse.  

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