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Illegal drug users could be sent to treatment centers rather than prisons

By Hicbd
Thu Nov 8 2012 3:35 pm

Those who use illegal drugs could be sent to more widely available treatment specific centers rather than prison in order to reduce prison populations, reduce death by overdose, curb the spread of infections, and rehabilitate addicts.

URL:
http://sentencingproject.org/doc/publications/sen_25_eassys.pdf , page 60
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/01/06/AR2011010604386.html
http://www.suntimes.com/opinions/2242424-474/treatment-drug-prison-percent-drugs.html


Categories:
Prisons Criminal Justice System

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