When Drug Dealers Are Designated As Terrorists

The War On Drugs is a symptomatic approach to the epidemic of drug use in the United States.

I can recall the slogan in school, “Just say no to drugs”. I saw the signs posted in the halls, on the bulletin boards and the commercials on TV. I think it was Nancy Reagan who coined the phrase, “Just say no”. I think I was in high school when I first became aware of a war on drugs, a war that was started by President Nixon in 1971. Considering the size and resilience of the drug trade now, I’m…