Harper CollinsHarper CollinsWhile most people have discovered through personal experience that the government was lying to them about marijuana's hazards, Jacob Sullum says, it is easier to demonize less popular drugs such as crack cocaine and methamphetamine. Any attempt to question the use of force in dealing with these drugs therefore must begin by separating reality from horror stories, Sullum writes in Forbes, and that is where Columbia neuropsychopharmacologist Carl Hart comes in.

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