Imprisoning Drug Offenders Doesn’t Affect Use, Study Says

NBC NEWS (06/20) – Sending more people to prison for drug offenses won’t have an effect on drug use and deaths, according to a new analysis released this week. Researchers from the Pew Charitable Trusts crunched state-by-state data on drug imprisonment, drug use, overdoses and drug arrests and found no evidence that they affected one another. Read more

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