Once brave politicians and others explain the war on drugs' true cost the American people will scream for a cease-fire. Bring the troops home people will urge. Treat drugs as a health problem not as a matter for the criminal justice system.
I can feel the 60S looming. In my profession I've just moved along with my age. By thinking in decades rather than whether someone's 42 or 47 you can give yourself a whole 10 years to turn yourself around in.