Report Says U.N. Strategy To Eliminate Illegal Drug Market Failed

CNN: Report says the U.N.’s global ‘war on drugs’ has been a failure
“The United Nations’ drug strategy of the past 10 years has been a failure, according to a major report by the International Drug Policy Consortium (IDPC), which has called for a major rethinking of global policy on illegal narcotics. The report claims that U.N. efforts to eliminate the illegal drug market by 2019 through a ‘war on drugs’ approach has had scant effect on global supply while having negative effects on health, human rights, security, and development…” (Guy/Clarke, 10/21).