Let's look again at Sweden's 'successful' drug policies

On the UN international day against drugs (Thursday, 26th June), some reality checking is needed
The Huffington Post (UK)
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Sweden is often portrayed as a success story in relation to drugs policy, not least by its own diplomats on the international stage and by the UN. But the evidence warns of urgent public health problems that Swedish politicians are currently failing to address. In the face of urgent concerns about communicable diseases and drug-related deaths, none of the main Swedish political parties have called for a proper assessment of where drug policies are working and where they need to change.