For many decades, the United Nations has relied on the eradication of drug crops, interdiction of trafficking and strengthening the military and law enforcement agencies to fight drug trafficking, but policies based on the prohibitionist drug conventions have led to disastrous consequences.

The Hungarian Civil Liberties Union (HCLU) is one of the NGOs which have mounted a campaign to count the costs of the global drug war to urge governments to undertake a transparent review of current drug policies, by highlighting the devastating negative effects of global prohibition.

Click here to read more information about the Count the Costs campaign.

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