The chief advisor on drug policy in the Obama administration visited Australia late in 2012 and disclosed the United States drug policy focus of prevention and recovery.
In addressing the political, government and community leaders, Director Kerlikowske highlighted-
Australia needs to follow the U.S.A. and scrap its illicit drug maintenance programs, focusing on prevention, education and rehabilitation for users to get them free of their addiction.
That the U.S.A. has looked to Sweden for a successful drug policy should be followed here in Australia.
Australia can learn how to reduce its high illicit drug using population by court ordered and supervised drug rehabilitation.