Soros also said that global efforts to fight the drug trade has upset political stability, according to a Guardian story.
“Drug policy has endangered political stability and security in many countries,” Mr. Soros reportedly said. “Incarceration is hugely expensive. The cost of alternatives is smaller than the cost of incarceration.”
At the same time, BBC reported, Mr. Soros had no alternatives to suggest.
“The answer will only be found by trial and error,” Mr. Soros said, according to various media.
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Cheryl Chumley is a continuous news writer for The Washington Times. Previously, she was part of the start-up team for The Washington Times’ digital aggregation product, Times247. She’s also a 2008-2009 Robert Novak journalism fellow with The Phillips Foundation. She can be reached at email@example.com.
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