Effectiveness

The Drug War is clearly not fulfilling any of its goals to reduce drug use or keep us safe.

Cost

In the midst of this economic crisis, we can’t continue to throw more money down the drug war sewer.

Basic Fairness

How do we explain to people we are locking you up for the same behavior Presidents, Governors, and Supreme Court Justices have participated in?

Drugs, Crime and Violence: From Trafficking to Treatment

Latest book by Howard Rahtz

  • The prohibition approach has filled our jails, criminalized millions of our citizens, provided a financial windfall for international and local criminal groups, and somehow we never tire of pretending it is working. -- Howard Rahtz