A Plea For More Drug Testing and Sanctions

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http://www.thepublicinterest.com/current/article2.html Testing more drug users and promptly sanctioning those who fail "is the only single proposal with the potential to reduce drug-related crime swiftly and dramatically, David Boyum and Mark A. R. Kleiman argue in The Public Interest journal. "Unfortunately," they say, "that promise depends on the mobilization of more political and administrative muscle than may in fact be available. But other policy changes still offer the possibility of significant reductions in drug-related crime - raising taxes on alcohol, forbidding alcohol sales . . .

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