Prop. 19 Failure Means Advocates Have Clean Slate

Allison Margolin
The Harvard Law Record (US)
Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Drug use and abuse are social and pubic health issues. But these drug laws started as purity laws in a progressive effort to stop pharmaceutical companies from addicting their unknowing customers to substances like heroin and cocaine added to common products like cough medicine and soft drinks. We have lost sight of these original goals.