Cohen: War on drugs “a terrible mistake”

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June 16, 2011
The Raw Story    
Posted in LAND News, News, PND News

"Congressman Steve Cohen (D-TN) called Wednesday on the U.S. House floor for an end to the 40-year war on drugs. ... 'I’m not suggesting that drug abuse and drug addiction is not a great problem that we must deal with,' he said. 'But our approach in treating it as a law enforcement and not as a health matter ... has led to prison populations increasing, racial disparities ... in the arrest process, and a lost generation of people ...'" (06/16/11)  


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