An interesting post in the Vancouver Sun in regards to comments made by the outgoing Director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime, Antonio Maria Costa.
Some of Antonio's comments on Cannabis prohibition appear at the very least, dated. At worst, completely ignorant of facts.
Read the post here
Some of Neil Boyd's response is here:
The continuation of criminal prohibition is not the answer. We can demonstrate that rates of consumption of a drug as lethal and addictive as tobacco can be reduced without resorting to criminalization. Why are we continuing to waste costly police and enforcement resources on a drug as trivial as cannabis?