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How Oregon is Turning the Page on America's Disastrous Drug War

Phillip Smith Independent Media Institute
While the expansion of treatment, and related social services is undeniably a good thing, drug decriminalization is ultimately about getting people out of the criminal justice system and ensuring that they are not sucked into it in the first place.

America’s Drug Wars: Fifty Years of Reinforcing Racism

Alfred McCoy Tomdispatch
It’s time to end the war on drug users — repeal the heavy penalties for possession; pardon the millions of nonviolent offenders; replace mass incarceration with mandatory drug treatment; restore voting rights to convicts and ex-convicts.
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