Who Benefits In This Losing War?
There is a major loss on both ends of this equation plus the destruction of families, communities and local economies left in its’ wake. On top of that, illegal drugs are still free flowing into the country and widely available.
In summary, we are spending billions (80 billion/yr) to fight the ‘War on Drugs” thru get tough legislation such as three strikes laws, mandatory minimum sentencing, increased drug enforcement, and so on.
Illegal drug availability and drug use is still very prevalent in American society. The high drug arrest numbers proves this point. 40 years of the “War on Drugs” has made 1 thing very clear.
This policy is not working, does not work and is a very ineffective use of billions of taxpayer dollars. Yet the “War on Drugs” continues to be funded every year. So who profits from mass incarceration?
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