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Inside Europe: How Portugal won the war on drugs

Megan Williams
February 7, 2020

Two decades ago, Portugal was in the grip of a nationwide drug epidemic. The dire situation led to a radical, daring solution: the decriminalization of all drugs, and a healthcare approach to dealing with addiction. What began as the "Portuguese experiment" is now celebrated around the world as the "Portuguese model." Megan Williams has more from Lisbon.