Pubdate: Wed, 25 Oct 2000
Source: Colchester Evening Gazette (UK)
Copyright: 2000, Quicksilver Media
Contact:  43-44 North Hill, Colchester, Essex CO1 1TZ
Fax: 01206 508295
Author:  Alun Buffry, Legalise Cannabis Alliance


On October 18th, the Gazette reported "Police officers from around the 
world are coming to Essex... as part of Drug Abuse Resistance Education 

I find it incredible that the DARE scheme will be presented after it has 
been widely acknowledged as a costly failure in the United States. (New 
York Times, 27 Sep,)

When will the authorities in this country realise that we are not 
Americans, we do not want to be treated as Americans, and we certainly do 
not want to import failed American policies on drugs or anything else?

Let's face it: prohibition of alcohol in the USA failed and had to be 
withdrawn, and prohibition of other drugs both here and in the States has 

What we need is a new approach!

Alun Buffry, Legalise Cannabis Alliance, Norwich,
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