Policy Commentary: Drug Wars, What Are They Good For?
Skye Gaffney

The United States has a history of systematic racism towards BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and people of color) and a negative stigma towards individuals who use drugs. Those two intersecting facts leave us in the turbulence of U.S. drug policy, policies which sustain an arguably racist culture. This article details the history of how and why the United States has continued down this path and considers where we go from here.

Full Text: PDF     DOI: 10.15640/jssw.v10n1a5