The War on Drugs has been a true bi-partisan effort, as politicians strive to appear "tough on crime". Many opinion polls, however, reveal that most Americans would prefer a cheaper, more compassionate, and more effective policy on drugs.
Voters in California have twice voted to make medical marijuana legal, yet the federal government refuses to recognize the outcome of these referendums.
The federal government spends millions of your tax dollars on drug war advertising, yet prevents drug reform organizations from buying advertising at public transit sites with their own funds. This amounts to censorship of free speech.