U.S. says drug legalization no "silver bullet" against crime

A car filled with bales of marijuana

AUSTRIA: Gil Kerlikowske, a former police chief, told an international meeting in Vienna that arresting more users and building prisons to put them in was also not the answer to the drug problem in the United States.

Instead, this year’s U.S. National Drug Control Strategy presented a “third way … rooted in a science-based approach to drug addiction as a disease of the brain that can be prevented, treated and from which people can recover.”

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