Failure Of War On Drugs

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Another reason to way the war on drugs has failed is because of the amount of street crime that the war has caused. the war on drugs created illegal drug trade, and this caused more crime then it was before the war on drug was created. The article “The War On Drugs: Creatin Crime, Enriching criminals” claimed that “Gangs or cartels that are primarily financed by the sale of illicit drugs on streets have been implicated in a substantial proportion of street violence and homicides(8). For example 1,365 homicides took place between 1994 and 1995. 43% of those homicides were were from ganges in Los Angeles who were in charge of drug distribution(The War On Drugs: Creatin Crime, Enriching criminals 8). All the crime produced on Los Angeles street
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