Source: Office of National Drug Control Policy
State and local governments spent at least another 25 billion dollars.
Source: Jeffrey A. Miron & Kathrine Waldock: "The Budgetary Impact of Drug Prohibition," 2010.
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Breaking the Taboo is a 2011 documentary film about the WAR ON DRUGS. This film recounts the history of the war on drugs, beginning with the 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs and explores the conclusion reached by the Global Commission on Drug Policy in 2011, - which indicates that drug liberalisation is the best approach in dealing with drug policy.