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Help Educate the World's Drug Czar!

Submitted by Thinking CAP on Wed, Jun 24, 2009 - 4:56 pm

LEAP (Law Enforcement Against Prohibition) has a new page set up for the public to use to write the UN Drug Czar Antonio Maria Costa.

Visit this page and send the letter:

From their page:

On June 24, United Nations "drug czar," Antonio Maria Costa, released the World Drug Report 2009, which attempts to detail the world's drug problems. Of note, the report begins - on page one - with an attempt to refute the arguments of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP) and others who have seen the failures of the "war on drugs" and who know that the solution is to legalize and regulate drugs.

This page holds the press release:

Which holds this quote from LEAP's Executive Director:

"The world's 'drug czar,' Antonio Maria Costa, would have you believe that the legalization movement is calling for the abolition of drug control," said Jack Cole, executive director of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP) and a retired undercover narcotics detective. "Quite the contrary, we are demanding that governments replace the failed policy of prohibition with a system that actually regulates and controls drugs, including their purity and prices, as well as who produces them and who they can be sold to. You can't have effective control under prohibition, as we should have learned from our failed experiment with alcohol in the U.S. between 1920 and 1933."