"Judging by every metric, decriminalization in Portugal has been a resounding success," says Glenn Greenwald, an attorney, author and fluent Portuguese speaker, who conducted the research. "It has enabled the Portuguese government to manage and control the drug problem far better than virtually every other Western country does."
The Portuguese Experiment: Did Drug Decriminalization Work?
Time Magazine | By Maia Szalavitz | Sunday, Apr. 26, 2009