End the futile War on Drugs.

Why should the legacy of Richard M Nixon's failure of policy resonate on these shores almost 40 years on?

 

It is a gross violation of civil liberties to prohibit these substances for personal use and have police violate people's privacy if they are even suspected of breaching these draconian laws. 

 

It is time for Britain to repeal the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 and withdraw from the UN convention on Narcotics, removing control of the supply and manafacture of such things from foreign criminal gangs.

Why is this idea important?

Why should the legacy of Richard M Nixon's failure of policy resonate on these shores almost 40 years on?

 

It is a gross violation of civil liberties to prohibit these substances for personal use and have police violate people's privacy if they are even suspected of breaching these draconian laws. 

 

It is time for Britain to repeal the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 and withdraw from the UN convention on Narcotics, removing control of the supply and manafacture of such things from foreign criminal gangs.