MA Bar Association Drug Policy Task Force report on The Failure of the War on Drugs


Reposted from The Real Cost of Prisons Weblog

The Massachusetts Bar Association’s Drug Policy Task Force has issued a major report, “The Failure of the War on Drugs: Charting a New Course for the Commonwealth.” The report urges the Legislature to reform the state’s approach to drug prevention, treatment and punishment. “Changing policies from emphasis on incarceration to more encouragement for treatment would allow us to save money, reduce crime, and rebuild families and communities.”

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