Book Alert:First Prison for Drug Addicts


In 1935, the United States opened the first federal prison to house convicted drug addicts. The “Narcotic Farm” in Lexington, Kentucky soon became an epicenter for drug treatment and addiction research. For forty years it was alsothe gathering place for this country's growing drug subculture.

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