The Transylvania Times -

By John Lanier

Film: Drugs More Plentiful Than Ever Before - Brevard NC


An edited version of the award-winning documentary “The House I Live In” was shown at the NAACP meeting on “America’s War on Drugs.”

The following information was presented in that film.

In 1971 President Richard Nixon declared drug abuse as “public enemy number one” in the United States. Since that time, there have been more than 45 million drug arrests, more than $1 trillion in government spending to fight the “war on drugs,” and an incarceration rate that is higher per capita than any country in the world. Yet, drugs today are purer, cheaper and more available than t...

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