Transcript of How much does the war on drugs cost Americans each year?
How much does the war on drugs cost americans each year? In total U.S.A has spent $1 trillion dollars on the drug wars. Money spent by America in war against drugs. Every year America spends around $20 billion dollars on the war against drugs. The war against drugs has gone on for over 40 years and this war has affected every american someway. Every act issued by the government to end the war has failed. In total 4 presidents have personally declared war on drugs. So much money has been wasted that in total every man,woman and child living in America has paid $169 in the war against drugs. millions of people that have been incarcerated have been incarcerated for crimes related to drugs. Most of the arrests have to do with mere possession.Full transcript