Just Legalize It Already

By: Fergus Hodgson - @FergHodgson - Jul 19, 2013, 3:01 pm

Vincente Fox is one man who knows the destructive consequences of drug prohibition, and he has become as outspoken as one can be on the topic. Consider this new interview with High Times.

The war on drugs convoked by President Nixon forty years ago has been a total failure. . . There is no reduction in crime rates, no reduction on the killings and the dead, no reduction on consumption, and the problem gets worse and worse.

For skeptics, he says, take a look at the Portugal experience, since they decriminalized all drugs in 2001.

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Fergus Hodgson was the founding editor in chief of the PanAm Post, up until January 2016, and he now studies finance at Tulane University in Louisiana and Francisco Marroquín University in Guatemala. Originally from New Zealand, he has also lived in Argentina, Canada, Colombia, Ecuador, Ireland, and the United States. Follow @FergHodgson and his Facebook page.