We should see this as a potential small victory. I see no general disagreement between 'For' and 'Against.' I believe the war on drugs was an expensive failure and that there are much better solutions to non-violent crime, than prison. However, we have to start somewhere, as I believe the average congressperson would not be on board with the abolition of the war on drugs. Too many of them have pecuniary stakes in the matter, in the form of corporate interest lobbyists. We wont get anywhere by resisting positive change because we believe it is misrepresenting our end goal. I hate to say it, but ends justifies the means. We have to start somewhere and this is a good concession.