Should drug use be decriminalized?
During the final presidential debate, Joe Biden said that “no one should be going to jail for a drug problem, they should be going to rehabilitation,” effectively suggesting that substance use be decriminalized in the US.
The war on drugs
Since President Nixon declared the “war on drugs” nearly half a century ago, the general global response to drug use has been focused on enforcement. Zero tolerance. Since the Nixon years, drug-related …