Drug Decriminalization In Portugal, Eight Years Later - HeadCount

Drug Decriminalization In Portugal, Eight Years Later

Portugal decriminalized all recreational drugs in 2001. The country's experiment turned out to be a great success. This July 1 BBC report on the results indicates that while drug abuse remains a problem for some Portuguese, the country's decision to emphasize treatment over prosecution has led to declining drug use in addition to emptier prisons.

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