Fifty years ago this month President Nixon declared drugs “public enemy number one” and began the war on drugs. His war altered American institutions, but not for the better. His policies transformed the U.S. criminal justice system, with devastating consequences. All wars have casualties. The war on drugs is no exception. From the impoverished farmers More
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