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Drugs use must be 'defined as health problem'

The war on drugs, as it used to be called by governments around the world, has failed, according to a Global Commission on Drug Policy.

Former president of Colombia, Cesar Gaviria, who is one of the members of the commission, reflects on the scale of the problem.

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