Pubdate: Sat, 03 Jul 1999
Date: 07/03/1999
Source: Washington Post (DC)
Author: Arthur Livermore
Note: Czar McCaffrey's OPED was the target of the DrugSense FOCUS alert at:

Barry McCaffrey is making a big assumption when he says that "drug
legalization" is "condoning drugs." He fails to recognize the
possibilities that can be explored for "managing drugs" that would
replace the failed "drug prohibition" he claims is the only way to
handle addictive drugs.

As to the "question of risk" to society, wouldn't society benefit if
we stopped the violence produced by illegal-drug lords who now benefit
greatly from "uncontrolled prohibited" drugs?

Arthur Livermore