How Portugal Is Kicking its Heroin Habit


How Portugal Ended Its War on Drugs

How Portugal Ended Its War on Drugs

Back in the 1990s, Portugal faced a heroin crisis. Most people knew someone affected by the lethal drug. Just two decades later, the country has one of the lowest drug-related death rates in the world. This dramatic turnaround isn’t credited to a hard-line approach, but instead by decriminalizing all drugs.

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