Global Commission on Drug Policy, Former Presidents: Legalize Marijuana

A major panel called the Global Commission on Drug Policy, which is composed of prominent world leaders, has recommended the legalization of marijuana. The report, which calls for a "paradigm shift" in drug policy, focused on how successful drug lords have been in the so-called "war on drugs" and how drug prohibition, similar to alcohol prohibition, plays a huge role in fueling the growth of organized crime and violence.


The Atlantic reports
The conclusions are notable mostly because of the people who produced them: former presidents of Brazil, Mexico and Colombia, former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan, the prime minister of Greece, and former high ranking federal officials George P. Schultz and Paul Volcker. The commission had 19 members total.
I find this extremely interesting because public opinion on marijuana legalization has been steadily increasing at rates similar (but less) than marriage equality.  What do you all think? Should we legalize marijuana?

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