DRUGS: Nixon on the Offensive

Unlikely as it first seems, President Nixon has turned the nation's drug problem into what he calls a major foreign policy concern. During a recent jaunt through Europe and North Africa, Presidential Counsellors Robert Finch and Donald Rumsfeld met with leaders in eleven lands to underscore Nixon's concern over illicit international traffic in narcotics. Last week at his press conference, in answer to a plainly planted question, the President called for a "national offensive" to fight addiction among American youth—with special emphasis on veterans who return from Viet Nam hooked on heroin. The Administration is also drafting legislation that will...

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