Vice News — Vice.com — The war on drug prohibition has been a failure.
The United States has a much larger prison population than any other nation in the world, and a massive problem with the use of force.
The U.S. spent $2.5 trillion on the war, and the war continues.
But it was not a success, and that’s the problem.
“In the ’60s and ’70s, the U.N. Commission on Human Rights was trying to create an international law to regulate drugs, and they came up with a draft.
It called for prohibition, which is why we have the war,” former president Barack Obama told Vice News.
“What the Commission on Drugs and Human Rights did, they went back and said, ‘Look, if we can get away with that, we will get away from drugs.
If we can keep people locked up for years, decades, centuries, it’s not going to be difficult to keep the war going.’
And the U:S.
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