The war on drugs:
Is there another way?
New Count the Costs briefing on alternatives to the war on drugs
“The United Nations should exercise its leadership, as is its mandate … and conduct deep reflection to analyze all available options, including regulatory or market measures, in order to establish a new paradigm that prevents the flow of resources to organized crime organizations.”
President Santos of Colombia, President Calderon of Mexico, and President Molina of Guatemala, Statement to the General Assembly of the United Nations, October 2012
The latest Count the Costs briefing outlines possible alternatives to the disastrous war on drugs. Earlier this month the three serving presidents of Guatemala, Colombia and Mexico took their case to the United Nations in a historic display of unity.