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With less than 5% of world population the USA has over 2.4 million of 9.8 million world prisoners! The majority of U.S. inmates are in due to the drug war.
Most Republican leaders oppose cheap universal healthcare. 45,000 uninsured Americans die each year due to lack of health insurance.
CHARTS. Holland, USA, UK. Cannabis and Drug Use. Effectiveness of The Netherlands' harm reduction drug policies.
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*Introduction and links.

Charts: Netherlands compared to...

*... to USA. Cannabis and drug use. 1997.

*... to USA and the UK.

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Introduction and links. [TopLink]

*Drug Use Statistics. Many charts. Many European nations.
http://www.cannabisireland.com/statistics.html
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The Netherlands versus the USA. Cannabis and drug use. 1997. [TopLink]

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The Netherlands (Holland) versus the USA. Drug use.
Effectiveness of Holland's harm reduction drug policies.
Drug use percentages. Drug use in the population of 12 years
and older in the USA and the Netherlands. 1997. 

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__________Used__________Used__________Used________
__________ever._________past_year.____past_month._
__________USA__Holland__USA__Holland__USA__Holland
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tobacco___70.5*_67.9____32.7*_38.1____29.6*_34.3__
cannabis__32.9__15.6_____9_____4.5_____5.1___2.5__
cocaine___10.5___2.1_____1.9___0.6_____0.7___0.2__
inhalants__5.7___0.5_____1.1___0.1_____0.4____NM__
alcohol___81.9__90.2____64.1__82.5____51.4__73.3__
heroin_____0.9___0.3_____0.3___0.1______NM____NM__
NM_=_not_measurable.____*cigarettes_only__________
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The_Courier_New_font_lines_up_the_columns.________
http://www.angelfire.com/rnb/y/holland.htm mirror page.
http://corporatism.tripod.com/holland.htm mirror page.
http://www.frw.uva.nl/cedro/lib/abraham.npo97.html
and
http://www.cannabisireland.com/statistics.html -Many charts.
http://www.marijuananews.com/marijuananews/cowan/new_dutch_drug_use_data_shows_su.htm

Source U.S.: National Household Survey 1997 SAMHSA, Office of applied studies, Washington DC. Source the Netherlands: M. Abraham, P. Cohen, M. De Winter: Licit and Illicit drug use in the Netherlands Uva/CBS, CEDRO.
*1-1999. National estimates, drug use in the Netherlands available, for the first time.|
http://www.frw.uva.nl/cedro/press/npo1en.html

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The Netherlands versus the USA and the UK. [TopLink]

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The Netherlands (Holland) versus
the USA and the UK.
Cannabis and Drug Use.

Effectiveness of Holland's harm reduction drug policies.

Issue____________________USA___Holland__U.K.
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Per_capita_spending_________________________
____on_drug_related_________________________
____law_enforcement._____$81_____$27________
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Numbers_in_next_4_items_are_percentages.____
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Last_month_use_of___________________________
____marijuana_by_high____23.7____18.1_______
____school_seniors.______1997____1996_______
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Last_month_use_of___________________________
____cannabis_by_15_year_____________________
____olds_in_1995.________16______15______24_
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Any_lifetime_use____________________________
____of_cannabis_by__________________________
____older_teens._1994.___38______30_________
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Any_lifetime_use_of_________________________
____cannabis_by_15_year_____________________
____olds_in_1995.________34______29______41_
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Next_3_items:_Rates_per_100,000_population._
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1997_Incarceration_rate._645_____73_________
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Heroin_addicts._1995.____430_____160________
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Murder_rate._1996._______8.22____1.8________
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Issue____________________USA___Holland__U.K.
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http://www.angelfire.com/rnb/y/holland.htm mirror page.
http://corporatism.tripod.com/holland.htm mirror page.
http://www.cannabisireland.com/statistics.html
-Many charts.

http://www.greenparty.org.uk/drugs/news/holland.htm and
http://www.netherlands-embassy.org/c_drugstat.html and

http://www.netherlands-embassy.org/c_hltdru.html and
http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v98.n600.a05.html/all and
http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v98/n596/a06.html and
http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v98.n601.a04.html/ and
http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v98.n613.a02.html/all and
http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v98.n655.a05.html/all and
http://www.csdp.org/ads/ and
http://www.frw.uva.nl/cedro/library/craig/mccaffrey.html and
See "Pinocchio McCaffrey" ad in link just above.

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*Is Truth a Casualty in the Drug War? ["Pinocchio McCaffrey" is one of the ads produced by "Common Sense for Drug Policy" to counter Drug Czar misinformation.]
http://www.csdp.org/ads/

*PB-TEMPLATE. [Drug Use Statistics: A Comparison. Royal Netherlands Embassy - Washington, D.C.. Drug policy and crime statistics, comparing USA and Holland].
http://www.netherlands-embassy.org/c_drugstat.html

*Drug Policy in the Netherlands. [Long article with clickable table of contents. Royal Netherlands Embassy - Washington, D.C..]
http://www.netherlands-embassy.org/c_hltdru.html

*7-1998. Het Parool (Dutch newspaper, "The Word"). Why Dutch Drug Policy Threatens the U.S. ["The Right-wing Republicans who control Congress ... The U.S. drug control complex fears Dutch drug policy like the Catholic Church feared Gallileo"].
http://www.frw.uva.nl/cedro/library/craig/mccaffrey.html
http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v98/n596/a06.html

*7-1998. In The Drug War, Fantasy Beats Facts [McCzar (drug czar Barry McCaffrey), and Holland's lower violent crime and cannabis use rates].
http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v98.n613.a02.html/all

*7-1998. US: PUB LTE: Defending The Netherlands' Drug-Control Policy [Dutch Ambassador sticks it to McCzar!].|
http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v98.n600.a05.html/all

*7-1998. US: The Drug War Can't Abide Honest Stats [LA TIMES! on HOLLAND, McCaffrey, Harm Reduction].
http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v98.n601.a04.html

*7-1998. NORML Director Explains To The Dutch Why Their Drug Policy Threatens DEAland Prohibitionists.
http://www.marijuananews.com/norml_director_explains_to_the_d.htm

*8-1998. Dutch, U.S. Trade Statistics On Drugs, Crime. [Dutch officials stick it to Generalissimo McCaffrey].
http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v98.n655.a05.html/all



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