Start with this, from the Dallas Morning News:
Kansas City Star-
But the “war on drugs” didn't hurt drugs at all: Usage rose by 2,800 percent — that's not a typo — in the 40 years after it began in 1971.
This is from the article: As journalist Matt Taibbi observes in his new book “The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap,” Holder’s Justice Department has declined, essentially as a matter of policy, to prosecute the bankers who committed fraud, laundered money for drug cartels and terrorists, stole billions from their own banks, left taxpayers holding the bag, and also — not incidentally — nearly wrecked the U.S. economy. But let some nobody get caught with a joint in his pocket during a stop-and-frisk and the full weight of American justice falls on him.
And then there is this:
David Cameron has been urged to abandon the 'futile' war on drugs by a group of Conservative party modernisers who think reform would ...
MARK COLVIN: The Australian Crime Commission's annual drugs report warns that the use of meth - or ice - is emerging as a pandemic.