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It was in 1971 that President Nixon declared drugs to be America's "public enemy number one." After more than four decades, we want to know, did the war on drugs work?
Drug War Statistics
"Amount spent annually in the U.S. on the war on drugs: More than $51,000,000,000"
The Price and Purity of Illicit Drugs: 1981 Through the Second Quarter of 2003
"This report extends, improves, and augments previous estimates of trends in the price and purity of five major illicit drugs-powder cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin, d-methamphetamine, and marijuana-using data from the 1981-2003 Drug Enforcement Administration's (DEA's) System to Retrieve Information from Drug Evidence (STRIDE) database."
Prisoners in 2011
"During 2011, the number of prisoners under the jurisdiction of state and federal correctional authorities declined by 0.9%, from 1,613,803 to 1,598,780."
The Life Of An Eight Ball Of Cocaine
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Yes the Euro is a 'hard currency' as you say but due to uncertainty within the EU it's not as strong as the other hard currencies. The majority of the EU use the euro as a currency, it's a monetary union meaning they all have the same exchange rate. Due to this if one of the economies of the EU falls then it will pull the rest of the EU down with it because of the effects it has on the euro. This is why the ECB (European Central Bank) bailed out the economies of Greece, Italy and Ireland. Due to their immense debt their economies were on the brink of collapse which would've pulled down the strength of the stronger economies in the EU that use the euro such as Germany. Therefore it's unreliable
Mohammed Mahmoud but when you go to another country eg UK or USA u have to change the dinner in pounds or dollars you can't use dinner but pounds or dollars can use anywhere it's not about strongest in number it's about value
No currency on earth is strong at all and here are the reasons why:
Homelessness in the world
War which wasted all of the money of the world
Health issues which also wasted the money
Many people without degrees from college get low pay especially me
Finally people with economic power like mayors, presidents, governors and even government people don't care at all
Step 1 win lottery; step 2 split half winnings between rupee, yuan, euro, pound, and yen,; step 3 buy small house cash; step 4 invest in markets; step 5 buy large tracks of land where greatest population growth is expected and use returns on investments to pay for the taxes
Paper with a countries leaders face on it: Worth something
Copper and nickel and stuff that actually is worth something: Worth less than paper with leaders faces on them
What a world we live in
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