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An alternative to the war on drugs

BMJ 2010; 341 doi: (Published 13 July 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;341:c3360

Common sense at last.

The BMJ should be commended for publishing such a logical and well-
referenced analysis of the failure of, and damage caused by, prohibition.
The War on Drugs is lost and alternative policy provisions must be

Competing interests:
Founding Member - Hong Kong Alliance for a Sensible Drug Policy.

Competing interests: No competing interests

21 July 2010
Au Kwai Lam
Founding Member
Hong Kong