Fight For The Future of Liberty

The dark side of Nancy Reagan’s “Just Say No”

A simple-minded abstinence-only drug education, backed up by a burgeoning military mind-set among police departments designed to turn up the heat on Prohibition, unleashed a black market crime wave that not only did nothing to halt drug use, but ushered drug users into far more dangerous drugs like crack cocaine and heroin.  See Jacob Sullum’s article at Reason.