New PDF release: Anti-Drug Policies in Colombia: Successes, Failures, and

By Alejandro Gaviria,Daniel Mejia,Jimmy Weiskopf

ISBN-10: 0826520715

ISBN-13: 9780826520715

40 years after the statement of the "war on medicinal drugs" by means of President Nixon, the talk at the effectiveness and prices of the ban is red-hot. numerous former Latin American presidents and top intellectuals from worldwide have drawn recognition to the ineffectiveness and opposed effects of prohibitionism. This publication completely analyzes the drug regulations of 1 of the most protagonists during this war.

The e-book covers many issues: the economics of drug construction, the rules to minimize intake and reduce provide through the Plan Colombia, the consequences of the drug challenge on Colombia's diplomacy, the prevention of cash laundering, the relationship among drug trafficking and paramilitary politics, and methods opposed to equipped crime. past the range in subject matters, there's a universal thread operating via the entire chapters: the necessity to learn objectively what works and what doesn't, in line with empirical facts. awarded right here for the 1st time to an English-speaking viewers, this publication is a contribution to a debate that urgently must go beyond ideology and preconceived opinions.

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