Drug experiment
January 17, 2011 5:10 PM   Subscribe

In 2001 Portugal’s elected officials took a bold step. They decided to decriminalize the possession of all illicit drugs. As the sweeping reforms went into effect some prepared themselves for the worst. But nearly a decade later, there’s evidence that Portugal’s great drug experiment not only didn’t blow up in its face; it may have actually worked.
posted by dgaicun (2 comments total)

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sorry to say, this looks like a double.
posted by Philby at 5:11 PM on January 17, 2011

Different link, same basic story.
posted by briank at 5:13 PM on January 17, 2011

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