by Letters to the ... on 07 May 2012
The Editor, The Nelson Daily:
Calls to end the infamous 'War on Drugs' don't just come from the funny dressed hairy crowd anymore.
Over the decades a number of Canadian senate committees have called for an end to it and the conservative Fraser Institute has condemned it since 2001.
Last June the United Nations Global Commission on Drugs Policy put it this way: “the criminalization, marginalization and stigmatization of people who use drugs but do no harm to others should be ended”.