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A war on drugs? I do hope so

7 December 2021

4:10 AM

7 December 2021

4:10 AM

I’m not going to lie, I let out a little chuckle — maybe even a murmur of approval — when I read that thegovernment plans to target middle-class drug users. About time, I thought to myself. Fortoo long the so-called ‘war on drugs’ has focused on the poverty-stricken poppy-growers in far-flung fields, or the desperate ‘mules’ who risk life and liberty to get drugs across borders, or the working-class kids in the UK who get caught up in drug-dealingbecause they feel they have few other prospects in life.

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