War on Drugs

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An initiative begun under the administration of US President Ronald Reagan that attempted to eliminate—or markedly decrease—drug abuse.
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Other important issue in the drug control debate are whether methods of control cause greater harm than the harms they are aimed to prevent; and whether higher levels of legal sanction cause greater harms without a compensating reduction in drug use.
He and General Barry McCaffrey, the four-star general and Gulf War veteran whom Clinton named director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy in 1996, are committed to drawing the United States ever closer to the brutal militaries in the region.
Drug control policy in the Netherlands is unique in many respects.
PESHAWAR -- The provincial health department will establish a separate Directorate of Drug Control and pharmacy services in order to further improve healthcare system.
QNA Doha The Ministry of the Interior (MoI) made great achievements in the area of drug control in last year, in terms of awareness-raising and prevention, rehabilitation and training or through regional and international cooperation to counter the scourge, said Assistant Director-General of the General Directorate of Drug Control at the Ministry of the Interior Brigadier General Amr al Humaidi.
Crouch today appointed Jim Johnson as director of the newly formed Office of Drug Control Policy.
The ultimate goal of the international drug control treaties is to ensure the health and welfare of mankind, according to a United Nations-backed report, which underscores that the objectives of the conventions are often misinterpreted as mandating a war on drugs.
Vice Prime Minister Abdyrakhman Mamataliyev on May 12 visited the office of mobile task force of the State Service of Drug Control in the rural area of ​​Markaz of Kadamjay district.
The National Commission for Drug Control, the Directorate General for Drug Control, and the Communications Authority are exploring measures to prevent the arrival of these "sound drugs" to the Kingdom.
Prevention and treatment are the cornerstones of the White House's 2014 National Drug Control Strategy.
Summary: The Drug Control Office of the Internal Security Forces continued its crackdown on marijuana plantations Wednesday, destroying around 1,200 acres in the Bekaa, according to the National News Agency.