Category: Drug Possession

Colorado Drug Users Dying or Going to Jail – Not Getting Treatment
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Back in 2013, Colorado legislators decided that trying to incarcerate their way out of a major drug problem was the wrong way to go. Too many people were being sent to prison essentially for being drug addicts and getting caught, and it wasn’t helping. What they really needed was treatment.
So they passed a bill with incredibly noble intentions. It overhauled drug sentencing, prioritizing available prison space… Continue reading this article