Chief of Police in Arnhem,Holland

M. Daniel said children as young as 10 / 11 years are showing signs of abuse problems from cannabis use.

Cannnabis use among young adults has more than doubled since the easing up of drugs policies.

Drug related arrests in Holland are up over 40% in a 3 year period.

Holland has the largest market for manufacturing synthetic drugs.

In areas of Holland where youth misuse is greatest, rates of juvenile crime have skyrocketed. Rates of burglary is three times more than that in Switzerland or the USA.

In local towns referenda over 70% of Dutch people favour returning to a more restrictive drug policy.

Source:Taken from a report to Wisconsen State Dept of justice : July 1999
by William Walluks. (from Larry Collins Article)
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