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A Look Back at America's Decades-long War on Drugs

  • Chris Simkins

A Look Back at America's Decades-long War on Drugs
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The United States is suffering through an unprecedented, deadly wave of opioid and prescription drug overdoses. The drug crisis comes nearly 50 years after the government declared a "War on Drugs.” VOA’s Chris Simkins looks back at the War on Drugs and how experts say mistakes of the past cannot be repeated in this new battle against opioid drug abuse.

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