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The best book I've read on this topic is Legalize This by Douglas Husak

https://www.amazon.com/Legalize-This-Decriminalizing-Practic...

He argues (convincingly) that all drugs should be decriminalized. Putting someone in jail is the most extreme thing that our society does, and needs a serious justification. Every individual being put in jail deserves an answer, and no satisfactory answer can be given for putting someone in jail for a nonviolent drug use (or possession).




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