1. fuckyeahdrugpolicy:

Obama’s 2012 Drug Strategy: The Same Old Same Old | Drug War Chronicle

The Obama administration released its 2012 National Drug Control Strategy and accompanying 2013 drug budget Tuesday, and while the administration touted it as a “drug policy for the 21st Century,” it is very much of a piece with anti-drug policies going back to the days of Richard Nixon.
The federal government will spend more than $25 billion on drug control under the proposed budget, nearly half a billion dollars more than this year. And despite the administration’s talk about emphasizing prevention and treatment over war on drugs spending, it retains the same roughly 60:40 ratio of law enforcement and interdiction spending over treatment and prevention training that [it] has obtained in federal drug budgets going back years. In fact, the 58.8% of the proposed budget that would go to drug war programs is exactly the same percentage as George Bush’s 2008 budget and even higher than the 56.8% in Bush’s 2005 budget.
full article

    fuckyeahdrugpolicy:

    Obama’s 2012 Drug Strategy: The Same Old Same Old | Drug War Chronicle

    The Obama administration released its 2012 National Drug Control Strategy and accompanying 2013 drug budget Tuesday, and while the administration touted it as a “drug policy for the 21st Century,” it is very much of a piece with anti-drug policies going back to the days of Richard Nixon.

    The federal government will spend more than $25 billion on drug control under the proposed budget, nearly half a billion dollars more than this year. And despite the administration’s talk about emphasizing prevention and treatment over war on drugs spending, it retains the same roughly 60:40 ratio of law enforcement and interdiction spending over treatment and prevention training that [it] has obtained in federal drug budgets going back years. In fact, the 58.8% of the proposed budget that would go to drug war programs is exactly the same percentage as George Bush’s 2008 budget and even higher than the 56.8% in Bush’s 2005 budget.

    full article

    1. instabilityisthenorm reblogged this from fuckyeahdrugpolicy
    2. fromheadsunworthyy reblogged this from marijuana-101
    3. nasulme reblogged this from fuckyeahdrugpolicy
    4. y0ur-m1nd-1s-my-playgr0und reblogged this from marijuana-101
    5. marijuana-101 reblogged this from thermonlestrange
    6. niggasbefartin reblogged this from fuckyeahdrugpolicy and added:
      Lets go drugs!!!! Kick his assssss
    7. tabascoshaft reblogged this from fuckyeahdrugpolicy
    8. ideoclast reblogged this from jayaprada
    9. otpglobal reblogged this from socialuprooting
    10. tw3news reblogged this from sans-nuage and added:
      TW3
    11. betterwhenaked reblogged this from fuckyeahdrugpolicy
    12. sans-nuage reblogged this from socialuprooting
    13. jearman reblogged this from fuckyeahdrugpolicy
    14. aimabovetheclouds reblogged this from socialuprooting
    15. what-am-i-doiiing reblogged this from fuckyeahdrugpolicy
    16. charlieisbetter reblogged this from fuckyeahdrugpolicy
    17. messiahofmindlessness reblogged this from jayaprada
    18. ironlungalchemist reblogged this from socialuprooting
    19. paratodastodo reblogged this from socialuprooting
    20. x4nd4ur4x reblogged this from socialuprooting
    21. mochente reblogged this from socialuprooting
    22. inspirement reblogged this from socialuprooting
    23. randomactsofchaos reblogged this from theamericanbear
    24. anthropoliticscom reblogged this from socialuprooting
    25. suckmesleezi reblogged this from socialuprooting
    26. lisa-dank reblogged this from socialuprooting
    27. intellocgent reblogged this from socialuprooting
    28. theamericanbear reblogged this from fuckyeahdrugpolicy