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The War on Drugs, Time to Change Tactics?

  The United States has been waging the War on Drugs for more than 40 years, spending an estimated $1 trillion  during  that time. Many wonder if it’s time to re-think how we fight drug abuse and the criminal enterprise that surrounds and fosters it, through a system of substance regulation and control. Joining us to discuss drug legalization or decriminalizationare Coalition for a Drug Free CincinnatiExecutive Director Mary Haag, Dave Logan, executive director  of Prospect House, and Howard Rahtz, author, past executive director of the Alcoholism Council, and retired Cincinnati Police captain.

Maryanne Zeleznik is responsible for all news and public affairs programming at WVXU. She also hosts Morning Edition Monday through Friday.