So how’s that War on (Some) Drugs working out?

Not too well, it seems.

Report: Illegal drug use up sharply last year.

The rate of illegal drug use rose last year to the highest level in nearly a decade, fueled by a sharp increase in marijuana use and a surge in ecstasy and methamphetamine abuse, the government reported Wednesday.

Banning things doesn’t work. We learned that with Prohibition in the ’20’s, we see it with guns in Mexico and Afghanistan, and we are seeing it with the War on (Some) Drugs in the US today.

When will we learn?

[Source: AP article on Yahoo! retrieved 9/16/10]

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