Wednesday, July 2, 2008

United States Has Highest Level Of Illegal Cocaine And Cannabis Use

The next time the Minuteman Project (are they still around?) or any other doom-sayer wants to point a finger at all those "Drug-Smuggling Mexicans" let's just have a quick moment of honesty, for once, and understand just WHO their customers are. And remember, if the market didn't exist, the those drug-smuggling devils would disappear overnight:

"ScienceDaily (July 1, 2008) — A survey of 17 countries has found that despite its punitive drug policies the United States has the highest levels of illegal cocaine and cannabis use. The study, by Louisa Degenhardt (University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia) and colleagues, is based on the World Health Organization's Composite International Diagnostic Interview (CIDI)" ... The Rest of the Story

Think Outside the Cage: US Has Highest Drug Use

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