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Towards a world without mass drug crime

LEAP on police vessel
After decades of experience with criminal drug prohibition in numerous countries, it is clear that the prohibition has hardly any restrictive effect on the availability or price of ‘illegal’ drugs, nor on their use. Politicians don’t seem to want to get to the bottom of the situation, but almost always resort to aggravating the criminal ‘fight’ against illegal drugs. Year […]
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Why police officers have to speak up

Dutch Police officers
Why police officers have to speak up Hundreds of thousands of police officers are deployed daily in democratic states under therule of law to do their best for a big lie: the desirability and possibility of socially banningthe use of certain drugs. It is time for a more sensible policy, also given the life-threateningrisks for police officers. From the early […]
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