Should drugs be legalized?

Ruby, Michael
December 1993
U.S. News & World Report;12/20/93, Vol. 115 Issue 24, p80
Editorial. Focuses on Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders' suggestion that the legalization of drugs might make sense and that the ramifications should be studied. Argument for legalizing drugs, or at least decriminalizing them, that draws heavily on history; Difference between alcohol and some of today's illegal drugs of choice; Suggestion that drugs should not be legalized, but the study of alternatives to current antidrug policies might yield useful information.


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