Tag: Casualties of War: How the War on Drugs is Harming the World’s Poorest

New Report Shows How Western-Imposed Prohibition Policies Hurt Poor Countries

By Phillip Smith, StoptheDrugWar.org Wealthy Western countries are undermining good governance and social and economic development in poor, drug-producing countries by pressuring them to enforce prohibitionist policies that exploit peasant farmers and waste millions of dollars a year on failed crop eradication and drug interdiction programs. That’s the conclusion of a recent report by the …

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