Maryland Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. touted drug treatment as an alternative to prison for nonviolent offenders as he launched a panel to coordinate Maryland's fight against substance abuse, reports the Washington Post. "As regard to treatment, I believe in it," Ehrlich said during a morning visit to a parole and probation office in the Maryland suburbs of Washington, D.C. "We know treatment works. The facts are treatment works." Ehrlich introduced Andrew L. Sonner, a retired judge . . .
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