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5 Nobel Prize Economists Call for End to Failed War on Drugs

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5 Nobel Prize Economists Call for End to Failed War on Drugs | Alternet http://www.alternet.org/drugs/5-nobel-prize-economists-call-end-failed-war-drugs
9:11 PM May 07 2014

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40 percent of the world’s 9 million incarcerated individuals are behind bars for drug offenses.

In U.S. federal prisons, this figure went from 25 to 59 percent from 1980 to 1998.

"UN General Assembly convenes its special session on drugs in 2016."

We have to wait till 2016?!

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