The 'war on drugs' is a war on culture and human diversity

Ramm, Benjamin
http://www.theecologist.org/blogs_and_comments/commentators/2987630/the_war_on_drugs_is_a_war_on_culture_and_human_diversity.html

Publisher:  Ecologist
Date Written:  28/04/2016
Year Published:  2016  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX19292

The 'war on drugs' is presented as a necessary battle against social evils. But from the Andes to the Caribbean, prohibition has criminalised both religious and cultural expression. And it's a war that is strictly for the global poor: people in Colorado can grow pot - so why not Colombians?