Damage Done: The Drug War Odyssey
Quick Facts
In America, of the 1,846,351 arrests for drug law violations in 2005, 81.7% (1,508,469) were for possession of a controlled substance. Only 18.3% (337,882) were for the sale or manufacture of a drug.
Crime in America: FBI Uniform Crime Reports 2005 (Washington, DC: US Dept. of Justice, 2006).
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Articles and Reviews

High Concept
April 13, 2007 | Adam O. Thomas | Only Magazine
There are some good cops out there. They are the men and women who can think for themselves and take what it means to do their job, seriously...

Why the war on drugs isn't working
April 12, 2007 | Kevin Griffin | The Vancouver Sun
In all the documentaries about the stupidities of the war against drugs, the smartest documentary yet may well be Damage Done: The Drug War Odyssey...

High Security
March 8, 2007 | Editorial by Bruce Wark | The Coast
One of the most dangerous men in America zipped across the Canadian border last week to deliver a speech in Ottawa...

A Fresh Look At The War On Drugs
December 8, 2006 | By Tim Arsenault | The Chronicle Herald
Imagine a Canada where marijuana is legal and a prescription gets you a hit of heroin or cocaine...

Documentary Airs Differing Drug Views From Law Enforcers
December 8, 2006 | By Alison Langley | The Review
As a boy, John Gayder couldn't understand how a beloved family member was somewhat ostracized after being arrested for carrying plant resin...

John Gayder Interview
Read John Gayder's thoughts about his experience making Damage Done.

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