Statement by Prime Minister Petr Nečas on the report by the Global Commission on Drug Policy

[Prague] – At the beginning of June 2011, the Global Commission on Drug Policy published a report whichclearly shows that the so-called war on drugs is ineffective. Globally, anti-drug strategy has twopillars – so-called supply reduction (mainly through repressive and inspection measures) and demand reduction (measures leading to prevention and treatment).

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Commission of World Leaders Urges End to Failed Drug War, Fundamental Reforms of Global Drug Prohibition Regime

Former Presidents of Brazil , Colombia , Mexico and Switzerland , Prime Minister of Greece , Kofi Annan, Richard Branson, George Shultz, Paul Volcker and Other Leaders Call for Major Paradigm Shift in Global Drug Policy Today the Global Commission on Drug Policy will release a groundbreaking report at a press conference and

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