Telling new stories enables us to create new futures. Political leaders in the Americas are beginning to tell new stories about the problems of illicit drugs, and this is enabling them to begin to find new and more effective ways to address these problems.
In June 2013, Secretary of State John Kerry and all of his hemispheric counterparts met in Antigua, Guatemala, for the annual General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS). The subject of their meeting was one that even a few years ago would have been undiscussable at such an official gathering: Is there a better way for governments to deal with drugs?
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