Druglink article 1987 – Drug wars by President Reagan and Alexander Vlasov

Last October, President Reagan signed the 1986 Anti-Drug Abuse Act, describing it as a ‘major victory in our crusade against drugs.’ For Reagan the aim was to achieve ‘nothing less than a drug-free generation’ a contrast to the more modest ambitions of the Carter era, but strikingly similar to recent soviet pronouncements. Here we bring you Reagan’s speech and then the soviet equivalent.

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