Why Do We so Willfully Cover up the Failure of the War on Drugs?
Written By: Angus Macqueen | Posted: Monday, October 11th, 2010
The vulnerable are left unprotected by our attitudes to substance abuse, argues a leading documentary maker
Asuccess rate of 1%. In what area of public life would we accept that? Last year, Professor Neil McKeganey of the University of Glasgow, one of the most respected academics in Britain, established that the authorities seize just 1% of the heroin that enters Scotland in any one year. He sees no reason to think this would be any different for the nation as a whole.
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