Interdiction Of Drugs “hasn’t Worked”: Clinton

Former President Bill Clinton says his administration twisted arms and spent money to interdict the illegal flow of drugs from Colombia to the United States, but acknowledged that the anti-drug strategy “hasn’t worked.” Clinton and former President Jimmy Carter appear in a new documentary, “Breaking the Taboo, ” in interviews done before Washington and Colorado voted to legalize possession of small amounts of marijuana.  Breaking the Taboo narrator, actor Morgan Freeman, reports that “the U.S.

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