150 Drug Policy Reforms Catalogued By Advocates

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http://www.drugpolicy.org/statebystate/sosreport/ States have changed anti-drug policies in more than 150 ways in the last six years, reports the Drug Policy Alliance, an advocacy group. A survey by the organization cited a range of issues, including alternatives to incarceration, protecting medical marijuana patients and providers, expanding sterile syringe availability, and restoring benefits and voting rights to former drug offenders. The alliance contends that 46 states have passed "more effective and fiscally-responsible legislation" than has the federal government. Seventeen states, including California, Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois . . .

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