Watch: These 5 Countries Have The Smartest Drug Laws

Check out this video of some countries that have embraced progressive drug reform, all while making the U.S. war on drugs look childish.

May 5, 2016

This video from ATTN shows how some simple law changes can change an entire countries drug problems. From decriminalization to needle programs, could you imagine the positive impact these laws could have on major countries that still don’t understand positive drug policies?

Punishment is ineffective

A lot of the positive drug policies around the world are centered around the removal of harsh penalties or prison sentences. These punishments cost huge amounts of tax dollars and are arguably ineffective at addressing the root problems. More progressive countries have realized that the war on drugs has been ineffective for a long time now. By enforcing new lenient laws on drug use, the public budget has more wealth to contribute to mental health care and other services that would stop people from taking dangerous drugs in the first place.

As seen in the video, each country mentioned takes a different approach to solving drug related problems. And the results are quite astounding. Check it out.

Do you think the U.S. Government will change their drug laws? Let us know on social media or in the comments below.

May 5, 2016