Portugal is often lauded for its #drugpolicy, which encourages treatment. "Using those funds to treat people, instead of incarcerate them, could go a long way to addressing the harms of illicit #druguse in the U.S.," 's says.
Pointers From Portugal on Addiction and the Drug War
Pointers From Portugal on Addiction and the Drug War - The New York Times
"“Most accounts of the Portugal experiment have focused on decriminalization, but decriminalization was part of a broader effort intended to encourage treatment,” Professor Laqueur said."