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America's never-ending prohibition editorial comment
06-August-2008, United States, Reuters

By Bernd Debusmann WASHINGTON (Reuters) - America's alcohol prohibition lasted 13 years, filled the country's prisons, inspired contempt for the law among millions, bred corruption and produced Al Capone. What it did not do was keep Americans ...

Is legalising drugs the only answer? editorial comment
30-April-2006, United Kingdom, The Sunday Times

Some top police officers are now backing the idea that hard drugs should be decriminalised. Is this a brave but foolhardy idea, asks Tim Luckhurst When the Ayrshire drugs baron John Gorman was jailed for 12 years last week and nine of his ...

Tougher drug laws only scratch the surface of the ... editorial comment
13-March-2006, Australia, Fairfax Digital

A police-led war on drugs might be easy politics but it is lazy and ineffective policy, writes Andrew Macintosh. A campaign is being waged by the federal and NSW governments to strengthen drug laws, particularly those concerning cannabis, in what ...

Edinburgh "Drug Czar" Says Time to Consider ... editorial comment
10-March-2006, United Kingdom, stopthedrugwar.org

The debate over heroin has turned lively in Scotland this week, thanks to Edinburgh "drug czar" Tom Wood, who has urged the Scottish Executive to consider prescribing heroin to addicts through the National Health Service (NHS). Wood, a former deputy ...

US War on Drugs: elusive victory, disputed ... editorial comment
07-March-2006, United States, Reuters

Despite three decades of upbeat reports on battles won in the war on drugs, cocaine, heroin and marijuana are as easily available as ever and experts say the United States has yet to develop a strategy that works. Just as in previous years, the ...

New strategies for the old war against drugs editorial comment
18-October-2005, Canada, The Globe and Mail

Whether we like it or not, we appear headed for what will certainly be a loud and rancorous debate over this country's drug policies. And framing the discussion will be the ever-growing view of health professionals that it's time to turn convention ...

Dying to be just one of the crowd editorial comment
18-July-2005, Australia, Herald Sun

RAVE party-goers are using amphetamines to try to kick-start GHB overdose victims out of unconsciousness. Stunned police have discovered it is common practice in Melbourne's dance scene. The dangerous tactic was used on 21-year-old Belinda ...

China tries a new tactic over drugs: Openess editorial comment
10-July-2005, China, China Daily

At a hilltop compound with picturesque views of a lake and red mountains on China's tropical southern edge, a group of young men in turbans and women in colorful dresses perform folk dances, clap their hands and sing. The performers from the ...

Let's win the war on drugs editorial comment
16-June-2005, United States, Charlotte Observer

From John Emerson, assistant special agent in charge of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration's Charlotte District office: Observer community columnist Bill Reeside Jr. wrote ("Call off the war on drugs," May 26) that deadly narcotics such as ...

Study: Kudzu helps curb binge drinking editorial comment
17-May-2005, United States, CNN.com

The hardy, invasive kudzu vine, introduced to this country decades ago to control soil erosion, could have what it takes to curb binge drinking, new research suggests. Kudzu, an ever-expanding plant considered a pest in much of the South, appears ...

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