What happened when Portugal decriminalised drugs​?​

Economist Films: For 20 years The Economist has led calls for a rethink on drug prohibition. This film looks at new approaches to drugs policy, from Portugal to Colorado. “Drugs: War or Store?” kicks off our new “Global Compass” series, examining novel approaches to policy problems.

Global Commission member and former President of Colombia, Cesar Gaviria was interviewed by Economist Films to discuss the effects of the drug war on Colombia and the need to move towards responsible regulation. You can view the whole film here.