The White House’s Response to Global Commission on Drug Policy

Earlier this month the White House responded to the Global Commission on Drug Policy’s request for the legalization of drugs. Rafael Lemaitre, the Communications Director of the Office of National Drug Policy (ONDCP), stated that “Making drugs more available – as this report suggests – will make it harder to keep our communities healthy and safe.”

The Office of National Drug Policy noted several statistics on drug usage and demand for drugs, stating that both have significantly dropped over the course of thirty years. To read more of the Obama Administration’s response to the Global Commission on Drug Policy, click here.

In late January 2011, Obama responded to a question from a member of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP), on the topic of possible legalization of drugs. View is response…

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